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They are also acquiring their summer plumage. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Their winter plumage is different from their summer plumage. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My three birds were still in this summer plumage. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His legs were swathed in white plumage. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The young birds are easily recognised by their brown plumage. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We peer into the foliage with our binoculars to catch glimpses of their bright plumage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They fly high but in good light one can usually see their bright green plumage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The perfect white plumage with just a few faint grey flecks on its back and wings showed it was indeed a male. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can study its streaky brown plumage and the large, creamy stripe above its eye. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All of the missing birds had bright plumage, whereas female specimens left behind had brown feathers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is their winter plumage, and some of them are already in it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is a male in winter plumage, which will become brighter in the spring. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At close quarters one sees they are far more beautiful, especially in their winter plumage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Most of them have been immature birds, with plumage like creamy porridge. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She makes her nest on the woodland floor, and her marbled brown plumage blends miraculously with the dead leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Another is an adult female, with very consistent dark brown plumage except for some paler feathers under her chin. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The males are now acquiring their bright spring plumage, with the dull tips of their winter feathers wearing off. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Others still have the mottled brown back of their summer plumage, while the juvenile birds are a chequered grey above. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These are still a dark mottled brown, and will not acquire their full white plumage until they are four years old. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They have already got the hoary head and flashing white thighs of their summer plumage, and they are about to breed again. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are stocky little birds, with mainly white plumage, and a sharp yellow beak. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Britisches Englisch: plumage NOUN
A bird's plumage is all the feathers on its body.
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