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.
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. 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. 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. Feathers everywhere Birds 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.