Feather Worksheet

Types of Feathers
Feather Diagram
Feather Worksheet
Identify the six different kinds of feathers.
Identify the three main
parts of a feathers.
The color ____________________ is not made by a pigment in bird feathers. It is caused by the
____________________________ effect. To make a feather look green, most birds use this optical
illusion mixed with a ______________________________ pigment.
List the 6 most common ways a bird uses its feathers:
Feathers and the Law
The ____________________________________________________ signed in 1918 protected birds
from being hunted for their feathers. It also made it illegal to collect any ______________________,
_______________________, or _______________________. Three birds that are not protected are
the: ______________________________________, _____________________________________,
and _______________________________________.