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Keywords: avian energeticsClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (9): 1695–1708.
Published: 01 May 2005
... avian energetics Aerodynamic considerations of bird flight suggest that, for geometrically similar animals, the biomechanical power required to fly at the minimum power speed ( P min ) is relatively greater for large species than for smaller species, as the biomechanical power required should...