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J Exp Biol (2000) 203 (24): 3733–3744.
Published: 15 December 2000
...Vance A. Tucker ABSTRACT Raptors – falcons, hawks and eagles in this study – such as peregrine falcons ( Falco peregrinus ) that attack distant prey from high-speed dives face a paradox. Anatomical and behavioral measurements show that raptors of many species must turn their heads approximately 40...
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J Exp Biol (1998) 201 (3): 403–414.
Published: 1 February 1998
... speeds remains to be investigated. 13 11 1997 14 1 1998 © The Company of Biologists Limited 1998 peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus bird flight diving mathematical modelling acceleration speed Many birds of prey attack from a high-speed dive: a fixed-wing glide...
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J Exp Biol (1990) 154 (1): 439–461.
Published: 1 November 1990
... mentioned above is a straight line for a model peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus L.) body mounted on smooth struts -struts with convex cross-sectional shapes ranging from streamlined to circular. This finding simplifies the determination of interference drag in three ways: (i) the line can be found from...