feather parts

as a sequel to wing parts i thought it would be nice to get a little closer and see what feathers are made of and what these parts are called. clicking the source links will reveal a lot more information.

source: The Visual Dictionary

source: Fernbank Science Center

source: NISL

2 comments on “feather parts

  1. […] translate for effectiveness in fly tying. Recently, Marc Fauvet provided some helpful diagrams for feather and wing parts. Check them out on The Limp […]

  2. […] or a different perspective that helps you understand things better.   Marc Fauvet at Limp Cobra shared some links and illustrations of the various types of feathers and their parts. Helps to […]

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