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Science Olympiad Ornithology - Parts of a Bird (Head & Bill)

This set includes Q&A or Definition/Term for the following bird parts: Crown, cap, crest, lore, spectacle, size of eye, ear tufts, auricule region, chin, throat
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Crown
Tip of the head
Cap
A distinctively colored crown (e.g. a black-[term] chickadee)
Lore
Space between eye and bill
Spectacle
Distinctive eye rings or eye stripe
Nocturnal
Large eyes hint that the bird is what type of bird (when does it feed)?
Ear Tuft
A projection near ear region
Auricle Region
Feathers covering the opening of the ears
Chin
The area around the bill
Throat
The area between the bill and the breast
Bill
The 'mouth' of a bird
Beak
The hooked bill of a hawk or parrot
Mandibles
The two parts of a bill are the upper and lower what?