Animal Flight Laboratory

Recent Publication

Flight has been a significant underpinning to adaptive radiation in insects, birds, and bats. Moreover, wing flapping in both insects and volant vertebrates provides a general problem for biomechanical analysis in that neither maneuverability nor limits to flight performance are well understood.


  • Elevational variation in flight mechanics and energetics of the giant hummingbird - M.Jose Fernandez
  • Relative contribution of morphology and behavior to mimicry in ithomiine butterflies - Ryan Hill
  • Elevational variation in flight mechanics and energetics of the giant hummingbird - M.Jose Fernandez
  • Relative contribution of morphology and behavior to mimicry in ithomiine butterflies - Ryan Hill
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