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Jerry D. Harris wrote:
<< what are bird eyelashes called? Are they branched in structure or just
single filaments? Are they refered to as "feathers"?<
They are a particular kind of feather called a bristle. Some bristles
are single strands and resemble hair >>
Gee, I wonder if they are ontogenically similar to hairs as well. I mean
phylogenically. Oops I just stepped in some dogma.
P.S. Pterofuzz sounds pretty good, but I was leaning toward "feathairs."
P.P.S. Jarno, get an anti-virus program, quick.