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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (14): jeb244642.
Published: 21 July 2022
...Guanqun Kou; Yang Wang; Robert Dudley; Yuefeng Wu; Dongming Li ABSTRACT Captivity presumably challenges the physiological equilibrium of birds and thus influences flight ability. However, the extent to which captive birds exhibit altered features underpinning maximum flight performance remains...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (3): 491–499.
Published: 1 February 2015
... days were entered as covariates. All statistical analyses were performed using SPSS v. 18.0. Means are indicated ±s.e. Fledging dates (in days) were analysed using linear mixed models with nest identity as a random factor, and sex and brood manipulation as fixed factors. For flight performance...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (11): 2021–2027.
Published: 1 June 2001
... Limited 2001 2001 Archilochus colubris hovering flight performance hyperoxia ruby-throated hummingbird Flying hummingbirds exhibit the highest mass-specific rates of aerobic metabolism among vertebrates, twice as high as those of exercising mammals ( Suarez, 1992 ; Suarez et al., 1991...
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J Exp Biol (1995) 198 (10): 2087–2094.
Published: 1 October 1995
... % reduction in fecundity. 24 05 1995 © The Company of Biologists Limited 1995 insect moth Operophtera bruceata Manduca sexta cold adaptation muscle contraction power output flight performance body design The ability of large flying insects to attain and regulate high...
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J Exp Biol (1995) 198 (8): 1665–1672.
Published: 1 August 1995
... of the tobacco hawkmoth. 03 05 1995 © The Company of Biologists Limited 1995 flight speed cage size flight performance Manduca sexta tobacco hawkmoth Insects often depend on flight for feeding, mating, dispersal and migration ( Pringle, 1957 ; Johnson, 1969 ; Nachtigall, 1974...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 160 (1): 71–91.
Published: 1 October 1991
...C. P. Ellington ABSTRACT Flight performance seems to change systematically with body size: small animals can hover and fly over a wide range of speeds, but large birds taxi for takeoff and then fly over a narrow speed range. The traditional explanation for this is that the mass-specific power...