Physiology and functional anatomy of nectarivorous birds

Bachelor thesis Czech RESTRICTED
Sejfová, Zuzana;
(2016)
  • Subject: kolibříci; hummingbirds; hovering flight; třepotání; trávení; strdimilové; nectarivory; honeyeaters; physiology; nektarivorie; osmoregulace; adaptation; fyziologie; digestion; osmoregulation; sunbirds; vířivý let; adaptace; kystráčci
    mesheuropmc: animal structures

Hummingbirds, sunbirds and a large part of honeyeaters belong to the most specialized nectarivores. During the evolution they have developed a number of adaptations in reaction to the specificity of their diet. The amount of studies focused on the adaptations connected ... View more
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