Tanager feather by Kathryn Munro

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Published by Ryerson Press in Toronto .

Written in English

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Statementby Kathryn Munro.
SeriesThe Ryerson poetry chap-books -- no. 139, The Ryerson poetry chap-books
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. --
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16870639M

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The purposes of feather molt are to replace worn feathers, to change into or out of courtship plumage, or, maybe, to improve hygiene. The timing and frequency of molts are very important. Each species has its own pattern.

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News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. In fall, males trade red feathers for yellow-green and the birds take off for northern South America.

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The species' plumage and vocalizations are similar to other members of the cardinal family, although the Piranga species lacks the thick conical Class: Aves. A summer tanager, distinguished in winter from a scarlet tanager by the mix of orange or reddish-brown and greenish-yellow feathers, feeds on suet.

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Female is olive-green above, with gray back and yellow underparts. Swift direct flight on rapidly beating wings.

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