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Keywords: flight metabolism
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (4): jeb176396.
Published: 26 February 2019
... migration. Here, we examined the energetic cost and flight speed of the long-distance migratory Nathusius’ bat ( Pipistrellus nathusii ). We measured flight metabolism in relation to airspeed in a wind tunnel, inferred the optimal traveling speed over long distances, i.e. maximum range speed, and compared...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (11): 2073–2080.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Pennycuick's aerodynamic model for minimum power speed, but differed for maximum range speed. The results of our experiment support the theoretical expectation of a U-shaped power curve for flight metabolism in a bat. * Author for correspondence ( rhea_vonbusse@brown.edu ) AUTHOR CONTRIBUTIONS...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (11): 1855–1865.
Published: 01 June 2003
... (probably nectar foragers). Thorax temperatures ranked pollen > nectar > water foragers,and higher flight metabolic rate could explain the higher thorax temperature of pollen foragers. Load mass did not affect hovering metabolic rate or wingbeat frequency in a regression-model experiment. However...