use plumages in a sentence.
Physiological and morphological traits in warm-blooded vertebrates (mammals and birds) include thick fur and feather plumages, short extremities, extensive fat storage before winter, and metabolic seasonal adjustments, while cold-blooded invertebrates have developed strategies of cold hardiness, high body growth rates, and pigmented and hairy bodies.
Their plumages are relatively plain: a palette of black, white, grays, and browns, often with a dark back and lighter belly.
Most of the ring-billed gulls were in various stages of molt or of immature plumages but a trio of them who landed basically at my feet had the most perfect pristine plumage say that three times fast I have ever seen.
Notes on the weights and plumages of ducks in New Mexico.
Scientists and naturalists regularly visited the island for specimens, usually attempting to take a “series” of plumages (meaning 18 or more pelicans for each collector), and “sets” of eggs.