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Keywords: distal rhynchokinesisClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (21): 3757–3762.
Published: 1 November 2007
...Sora M. Estrella; José A. Masero SUMMARY The use of distal rhynchokinesis, which consists of the movement of the distal part of the upper jaw with respect to the cranium, is well documented in long-billed shorebirds (Scolopacidae), commonly being associated with the deep probing feeding method...