Breast bandA more or less broad zone of colour across the breast. It is also known as a 'pectoral band' or a 'gorget'. The Lapwing Vanellus vanellus has a black breast band; the Ring Ousel Turdus torquatus has a white one.
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From Peter Weaver's Birdwatcher's Dictionary
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