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– Avian flight is a complex and sophisticated mode of animal locomotion, which requires specific anatomical and physiological adaptations.\
The Origin of Flight–What Use is Half a Wing? | HHMI BioInteractive Video
– Air-filled or pneumatic bones, a significant fusion of bones, and rigid spinal column are some of the skeletal adaptations that help birds withstand the stresses of flight.
How Birds Evolved Flight Video
– The avian hand or Manus has only three digits, and the breast muscles, which account for almost a third of the total body mass, provide the power needed to achieve flight.
A Portrayal of Biomechanics in Avian Flight
– Shoulder muscles produce lift and thrust during avian flight. These muscles include the deltoideus, coracobrachialis, latissimus dorsi, and teres major.
Bird Flight – Deep Dive #2 – Smarter Every Day 61 Video
– The avian respiratory system is the most efficient in the animal kingdom, providing a continuous stream of air to pass through the lungs in a one-way flow. This system is composed of the trachea, small lungs, and nine air sacs.
How Bird Wings Work (Compared to Airplane Wings) – Smarter Every Day 62 Video
FLIGHT: The Genius of Birds – Flight muscles Video
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