Flying without wings: Losing feathers has a detrimental effect on migrating birds

2 julio 2015

Birds that molt at the wrong time of the year could be disadvantaged, according to a new study. Birds depend on a full set of feathers for maximum efficiency when flying long distances, but the study shows that moulting has a detrimental effect on their flight performance.
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