Avian (Bird) Anatomy - Images of Bird Skeletal System by Jeannine

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SKELETAL SYSTEM

Long bone anatomy https://courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-ap/chapter/introduction-to-…

Long bone anatomy

Long bone anatomy

Metaphysis https://fairviewmnhs.org/Patient-Education/Articles/English/p/e/d/i/a/P…

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https://drawittoknowit.com/course/gross-anatomy/glossary/gross-anatomic…

Metaphysis / Long Bone Anatomy

Network of trabiculae Internal Anatomy of a long bone with trabiculae, medullary bone https://humanbiology.pressbooks.tru.ca/chapter/13-4-structure-of-bone/

Internal Anatomy of a long bone with trabiculae, medullary bone

Skeleton of a bird https://veteriankey.com/basic-avian-anatomy-and-physiology/

Bird Skeleton

 

Bones of the Wing and Shoulder https://www.pinterest.com/pin/503277327093711879/ and https://www.pinterest.com/pin/155303887213987672

Wing AnatomyWing and shoulder anatomy

 

Furcula, Top arrow; Keel bone, bottom arrow https://slideplayer.com/slide/9208738/

Furcula, Top arrow; Keel bone, bottom arrow

Coracoid Bone http://vireo.ansp.org/bird_academy/bird_glossary.html

Coracoid Bone

Synsacrum http://people.eku.edu/ritchisong/skeleton.html

Synsacrum

Thoracic vertebrae or notarium  https://birdsofseabrook.app.clemson.edu/topics/skeleton.html

Thoracic vertebrae or notarium

Parrot / Bird Leg and Foot anatomy By Darekk2 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30700010

Bird Leg

Bird Wing: Alula, phalanges, metacarpals https://www.researchgate.net/ 

Bird Wing: Alula, phalanges, metacarpals

 

ALULA BONES featheredphotography.com/blog/2013/03/23/the-alula-bastard-wing-of-a-kestrel-in-flight/

ALULA BONESWing Bone

Cross-section of a hollow (pneumatic) bird bone showing trabiculae http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=bird+bones&view=detailv2&&&id=91B06… 227A014E3973F&selectedIndex=15&ccid=E4G0jcob&simid=607992470008564468&thid=JN.617wTVIMlXkNb wGSNBbw0Q&ajaxhist=0

Cross-section of a hollow (pneumatic) bird bone showing trabiculae

Humerus and femur—long bones which are filled with air http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=bird+wing+bones+Lafebervet.com&view… 156158ADE844225CF340031C18DBB9&selectedIndex=596&ccid=9Hr8ndae&simid=608035411092899959&t hid=JN.ys86xutpyZTflZGguXXrWg&ajaxhist=0

Humerus and femur—long bones which are filled with air

Keel bone http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=bird+keel+bone&view=detailv2&&&id=B… 31C051D6&selectedIndex=137&ccid=bFqQUfvD&simid=608018458822184003&thid=HN.608018458822184003

Keel Bone

Bone Condyles on human knee http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=condyle&view=detailv2&&&id=70682F47… F801A44EF&selectedIndex=59&ccid=XjCqX3Tn&simid=608040861387195128&thid=JN.HB9j0VqWpn+Apr/fd cVtkg

Bone Condyles on human knee

Fracture types http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=bird+glottis&view=detailv2&&&id=19F… 7EAEC41AE09CD&selectedIndex=0&ccid=ogpWS2Ug&simid=608004298336109970&thid=JN.DAtJUsry08c% 2fjgBQEtA7%2fw&ajaxhist=0

Fracture types

ExostosisExostosis http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=exostosis&view=detailv2&&&id=48DF5C… 19C&selectedIndex=2&ccid=Wt0Ku6py&simid=607997812942834644&thid=JN.qKywVta8Hcw9rdqU4on3Rg&ajaxhist=0

Involucrum in bone http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=involucrum&view=detailv2&&qpvt=invo… 448E9E33A49BC6A6C6FF91F53&selectedIndex=1&ccid=Mbh3WhMe&simid=607988591657748536&thid=JN .fiakvC375hG34%2fU1M7kINw&ajaxhist=0

Involucrum in bone

Zygodactyl foot numbering and Hallux toe http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=zygodactyl+bird+feet&view=detailv2&… 3C6062611170&selectedIndex=0&ccid=KKOk2N3z&simid=608021873345956061&thid=JN.xQoKMos3%2fS3D043UUz% 2blkw&ajaxhist=0 1 is the Hallux toe

Zygodactyl foot numbering and Hallux toe