The small bird flapped its wings.
I have eaten deep-fried chicken wings before, but I've never eaten deep-fried butterfly wings.
"Do you know what kind of bird this feather is from?" he asked me, holding out some of his own nose hair.
The kanji and the word are exactly the same. That means they share meanings as well.
Since this word is made up of a single kanji with nothing attached it uses the kun'yomi reading. You learned this reading with the kanji, so you should be able to read this.