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Message #2225. This is a followup to #2224.

Name:(No name)
Date:Monday October 25, 2004 12:48:16 pm MDT
Subject:Re: Advice needed
Message:Anna and Boo wrote:
> Sounds like these are the "elbow" wing joints. These are not covered
> by feathers and especially obvious when the bird is wet from a bath.
> It's nothing you need worry about. If Hudson lets you handle his
> wings, you can try feeling how the bones and muscles are arranged -
> they are actually rather similar to our arms. Shoulder, humerus bone,
> elbow, radius + ulna, wrist, a first finger where the alula feathers
> attach, and two fused fingers for the wing tip.

Thanks very much for your advice. It has put our mind at rest! Today, Hudson decided he wanted a shower and they are more obvious, as you said. Thanks again.

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