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On the Soaring of Birds

Naturevolume 43page30 (1890) | Download Citation



MR. GUTHRIE has suggested (November 6, p. 8) one more vera causa of soaring. Like all its predecessors, this seems to the last degree unlikely to occur to an extent adequate to the explanation of soaring in the sense in which the term is commonly used, viz. floating at a constant height without motion of the wings.

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