skeleton of a bird
Bone resulting from the fusion of the lower portion of the two clavicles enabling the wings to spread.
Portion of the wing formed of articulated bones bearing the primaries.
Portion of the wing formed of two short bones; it is located between the radius, the ulna and the metacarpus.
Long sturdy bone located between the humerus and the carpus bearing the secondaries.
Long wing bone located between the humerus and the carpus.
Long wing bone articulating especially with the radius and the ulna and bearing the tertials.
Long bone resulting from the fusion of numerous vertebrae of the vertebral column, preceding the pygostyle.
Bone of the terminal end of the vertebral column resulting from the fusion of several vertebrae.
Ventral bone posterior to the ilium.
Bone behind the ilium; the ilium, ischium and pubis fuse together to form a single bone to which the leg is attached.
Large flat back bone fused mainly to the synsacrum.
Long bone articulating especially with the tibiotarsus.
Separate at the crown, the tibia and fibula fuse into a single bone to form the tibiotarsus.
Each of the four terminal ends of the legs formed of different articulated bones called phalanges; most birds have four digits.
Bone located at the ventral portion of the body and bearing the keel; the ribs are attached to it.
Bony ridge of the ventral surface of the sternum providing a solid support for the flight muscles.
Thin curved bone articulating with the vertebral column and the sternum.
Ventral bone connecting the scapula to the sternum.
Long bone located in the anterior ventral portion of the body; the two clavicles fuse to form the furcula.
Large flat back bone. The juncture point of the scapula, clavicle and coracoid; the wing is attached to it.
Bony parts of the neck comprising the upper terminal end of the vertebral column.
Bone forming the lower portion of the bill.
Bone forming the upper portion of the bill.
Bony cavity of the upper lateral potion of the head containing the eye.
Bony structure enclosing and protecting the brain.