Feathered friends
Have you ever seen a feather
on the ground? They come
from birds. Birds are the only
creatures in the wo...
Feathers are for flying

Feathers are made
of tiny hair-like
strands on a stiff
stick called a

ll

qui . Birds use

feath...
Up, up, and away
Once in the air, birds can keep
their wings still and glide.

n owl
bar

Birds use their tail
feathers to...
Feathers everywhere
Bird’s body feathers are small and soft to
help keep them warm. In fact these
feathers are so cosy tha...
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Feathered friends

  1. 1. Feathered friends Have you ever seen a feather on the ground? They come from birds. Birds are the only creatures in the world that have feathers.
  2. 2. Feathers are for flying Feathers are made of tiny hair-like strands on a stiff stick called a ll qui . Birds use feathers to fly with and to keep warm.
  3. 3. Up, up, and away Once in the air, birds can keep their wings still and glide. n owl bar Birds use their tail feathers to balance and help change direction. g pin flap and y ly b gs up ifts ds f w in c h l n d. Wing feathers are Bir r ei n, whi grou long and stiff to help th o w f f th e keep the bird in the d o air. hem t
  4. 4. Feathers everywhere Bird’s body feathers are small and soft to help keep them warm. In fact these feathers are so cosy that we use them too. Soft pillows and duvets and even some winter jackets, are often filled with duck or goose feathers. In the past, people used long wing feathers dipped in ink to write with.

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