Scapular is the Latin word for ‘shoulder.’ On a bird, it is the area above the wing when the bird is at rest.
Secondary feathers (secondaries)
The medium-sized feathers along the trailing edge of the wing; also known as the ‘speculum’
The secondary feathers; often colorful and iridescent in dabbling ducks; white, black and shades of grey in diving ducks
Plants that grow underwater; the leaves can be totally submerged or floating on the surface, while flowers are sometimes above the surface
A wetland characterized by woody plants such as trees and shrubs