[CT Birds] cranial kinesis

Chris Elphick elphick at sbcglobal.net
Tue Oct 20 05:50:47 EDT 2009


More on rhynchokinesis (bendy beaks) here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cranial_kinesis

Plus a link to a paper on some experimental evidence that it's used in feeding, here;

http://jeb.biologists.org/cgi/content/abstract/210/21/3757

Chris Elphick

Storrs, CT

elphick at sbcglobal.net


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