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Avian

(Science: zoology) Relating to, affecting, resembling or derived from a bird.


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Ornithological conferences 2014

... in. Do you know something about this kind of events, or maybe they will be take a place in your country/city this year? It have to be related to avian predators. It could be even small local events. I'll take any of them into account. I will be very grateful. Thank you in advance

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by lususvita
Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:30 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ornithological conferences 2014
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... unidirectional Why? Mammalian lungs are bidirectional because air flows in two directions, one during inhalation, and another during exhalation. Avian lungs as I stated before are unidirectional because 'air flows in one direction', ie during both phases of respiration. For what it's worth, I ...

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by NMLevesque
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:10 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?
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A bone question from Sweden

Well after about 10 minutes of research I pretty sure I know what this bone is. When I first seen it I thought straight away it was an avian bone I then searched for birds endemic to Sweden. By the size it is a big bird, I thought Swan. Then I found it!!! What you have there is a Swan furcula ...

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:57 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: A bone question from Sweden
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Views: 1340

Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?

I've been doing some research on avian respiration and their fancy unidirectional lungs (air flows in one direction through the lungs, thanks in part to supplementary air sacs), and wondered what effect having a similar system, or really ...

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by NMLevesque
Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:53 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?
Replies: 3
Views: 2600

Biologists are required. Help with explanation

Hello! I'm studying at faculty of foreign languages and I'm interested in biology. Now I'm translating an article about avian predators and I need ornithologists to explain terminology and things like that . Could someone help me with it? Also I look for all of biologists for expanding ...

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by lususvita
Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:43 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biologists are required. Help with explanation
Replies: 4
Views: 1589
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