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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (24): 4340–4344.
Published: 15 December 2012
... locomotion, for example only when moving within roosts or when gleaning food items such as insects from the ground. Chiroptera energetics flight costs running costs vertebrate flight © 2012. 2012 15 6 2012 29 8 2012 * Author for correspondence ( voigt@izw-berlin.de...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (16): 2461–2467.
Published: 15 August 2002
...). This difference may at least partly be due to the shorter wings of the juveniles tested in the wind tunnel during autumn. However, it seems unlikely that this can account for all of the large difference. It is suggested that wind tunnel experiments might overestimate birds' flight costs compared with free flight...