basic plumage in a sentence
Example sentences for basic plumage
In basic plumage it has much more contrast between the dark nape and white throat than the other species.
In winter, loons acquire a gray-above, white-below basic plumage.
Subadult loons may remain in basic plumage all year.
We get to see shorebirds in fading adult plumage as they molt into their basic plumage on their way through.