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July 29, 2010


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Fred Wickham

You talk about the bird's "preen" gland. I believe it is (or was) called the uropygial gland. I'm just being a showoff -- ornithology was the only class I got an A in in college. But that was 1963. Maybe uropygial went the way of anti-macassar.

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