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Synonyms for preen gland
oil-secreting gland situated at the base of the tail in most birds
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Sarah Leclaire from the Centre national de la recherche scientifique at the UniversitAe Paul Sabatier in France and her team investigated the body odor in preen gland
secretions and preen down feathers in a population of black-legged kittiwakes nesting in the Gulf of Alaska.
The uropygial or preen gland
is found in the majority of birds and is situated near the base of the tail.
The tiny feathers near a duck's preen glands
are much sought after for cul de canard dry flies.