Journals Higher Education

Avian Flight

John J. Videler

Oxford Ornithology Series

  • The first comprehensive publication on bird flight since Pennycuick's seminal 1989 work.
  • A new overview of this dynamic field is long overdue Incorporates insights from biology, physics and mathematics, and synthesises a broadly dispersed literature.
  • Challenges well-established ideas and offers novel, and sometimes controversial, explanations for some of the gaps in current understanding.
  • Text is clearly illustrated and equation free. Separate boxes contain formulae and more complex details

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