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German translation: (lange) Nackenfedern

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English term or phrase:hackles
German translation:(lange) Nackenfedern
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22:14 Mar 31, 2007
English to German translations [PRO]
Science - Zoology / Ornithology / falconry
English term or phrase: hackles
These are feathers at the top of the head of a bird of prey that stand up when it is agressive (like eagles) or has caught a prey, can anyone help with the translation of this word or knows it? Thx
Aquamarine76
Ireland
Local time: 06:04
(lange) Nackenfedern
Explanation:
hack·le ['] I. s. 1. Technik Hechel f;
2. a) orn. (lange) Nackenfeder(n pl.), b) pl. (aufstellbare) Rücken- u. Halshaare pl. (Hund)
© Langenscheidt KG, Berlin und München

Die A. sind die stärksten und kühnsten Raubvögel, sie fressen in der Regel nur ... ist am Kopf und Hals grau, die verlängerten Nackenfedern, Rücken, Flügel, ...
www.peter-hug.ch/lexikon/hieraetus

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Siegfried Armbruster
Germany
Local time: 07:04
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(lange) Nackenfedern


Explanation:
hack·le ['] I. s. 1. Technik Hechel f;
2. a) orn. (lange) Nackenfeder(n pl.), b) pl. (aufstellbare) Rücken- u. Halshaare pl. (Hund)
© Langenscheidt KG, Berlin und München

Die A. sind die stärksten und kühnsten Raubvögel, sie fressen in der Regel nur ... ist am Kopf und Hals grau, die verlängerten Nackenfedern, Rücken, Flügel, ...
www.peter-hug.ch/lexikon/hieraetus



Siegfried Armbruster
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