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Avian Flight

Books on avian flight including biomechanics, aerodynamics, energetics, and physiology.


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Experimental Investigation of the Aerodynamics of Owl Wings

By Andrea Winzen
Nov 2014

Nature's Flyers

Birds, Insects, and the Biomechanics of Flight
By Alexander, David E.
Jan 2002 David E. Alexander's fascination with the many animals and plants that have harnessed the air is...

Vertebrate Flight

Mechanics, Physiology, Morphology, Ecology and...
By Norberg, Ulla M.
Jan 1990 Vertebrate Flight presents the basic principles of animal flight including the main requirements...

Migration on Wings

Aerodynamics and Energetics
By Kantha, Lakshmi
Jun 2012 This book is an effort to explore the technical aspects associated with bird flight and migration...

Birds in Flight

The Art and Science of How Birds Fly
By Carrol L. Henderson & S...
Oct 2008 They soar and they glide, they flap and they flutter, they swoop and they plummet. Solo or en mas...

Measuring birds' wings for flight performance calculations

By Pennycuick, C.
Sep 1999

Modelling the Flying Bird

By Pennycuick, C. J.
Jul 2008 Key Features An up to date work by the world's leading expert on bird flightExamines the biology...

Avian Flight

By Videler, John J.
Sep 2005 Bird flight has always intrigued mankind. This book provides an up to date account of our existin...