By Robert Clark
Contributor: Carl Zimmer (Introduction)
Exquisite pictures from award-winning National Geographic photographer Robert Clark provide an enthralling point of view at the mammoth attractiveness and myriad services of a possible basic factor: the fowl feather.
Each unique close-up is paired with informative textual content in regards to the application and evolution of the feather it depicts, making this good-looking marriage of artwork and technology the precise reward for fowl enthusiasts, usual heritage buffs, and images fanatics.
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49 following spread: lesser snow goose NORTH AMERICA, ARCTIC CIRCLE chen caerulescens The Lesser Snow Goose is a far-migrating member of the Anserini tribe of White geese. Their name, caerulescens, comes from a “blue” (cerulean) plumage morph through which they molt each year. This image displays the bird’s high-altitude slotted wing, which allows the goose to ﬂy long distances with high efﬁciency without too much cost in energy. The feather projection in the top-right portion of the image is a small “thumb” that the bird uses to change the way that wind passes over its wings, allowing it to alter its angle of attack.
The females are smaller with duller coloring and fewer occelli. 44 golden-headed quetzal CENTRAL AMERICA AND NORTHERNMOST SOUTH AMERICA pharomachrus auriceps The vibrant feathers of the Quetzal have been sought after for hundreds of years. The Aztec and Maya of Central America once adorned their crowns with the green plumes of the local varietal, the Resplendent Quetzal. This particular feather comes from a species found mainly in the upland jungles of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.
60 red-shafted flicker CUBA, SOUTH AMERICA AND NORTH AMERICA, CAYMAN ISL ANDS colaptes auratus A varietal of the common Woodpecker, the Red-shafted Flicker’s feathers have developed to suit its environment. The notched margins of this bird’s wings serve two purposes: the feathers allow for quick, articulate ﬂight, and the stiff rachis—the feather’s central shaft—allows the bird to hold itself against a tree as it burrows deep into the bark to ﬁnd a quarry of small insects. 62 common flicker NORTH AMERICA colaptes auratus While most Woodpecker species are tree-bound, the Common Flicker has a tendency to forage near the forest ﬂoor.