What are duck feathers called?

GracefulBantams

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Are duck feathers called the same names as chicken feathers?
I need to classify poultry feather for a collection.
Through the topic I posted here I was given a chart showing what chicken feathers are all called. Now I need to know is duck feathers are classified the same way? The reason I have a doubt about that is the fact that ducks don't have sickle tail feathers or hackle feathers, or probably even saddle feathers..... ?
 

Happy Chooks

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Darn it, by your post heading, I thought I was going to be a smart &$# with my response.

But I see you're serious in your post so I'll
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Henk69

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Do you have the birding book "The Sibley Guide to Birds" ?

Parts of a duck:
crown,lores,auriculars,throat,breast,sides,flanks,femoral tract?,undertail coverts,tail,uppertail coverts,primaries,secondaries,tertials,scapulars,mantle,neck

HTH

My first answer was "dunes"
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Teach97

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she gets smart aleck responses all the time...she can take it!

Wanna be in my class? I would like a student that wanted to do well...
 

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