wingbeat

wingbeat

(ˈwɪŋˌbiːt)
n
(Zoology) a complete cycle of moving the wing by a bird when flying
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Homing pigeons fit in one extra wingbeat per second when flying in pairs compared to flying solo, new research reveals.
Unexpectedly, a long-tailed rooster erupted, cackling with each wingbeat. I was so elated I almost forgot to pull the trigger.
[30] presented the relationship among wing loading, wingbeat frequency, and body mass on homopterous insects.
Wingbeat classification is performed during the entrance of the insect into the trap, thus making the process easier than analyzing the challenging conditions of an image with superimposed insects.
(2013) found that males search also in response to synthetically generated reply mimics that contain multiple harmonics of the 170 to 250-Hz wingbeat frequency (Wenninger et al.
The teams were TC (Thursday Club) United managed by Andrew Allison, Greggy's Sunday Swillers managed by Jordan Wood, Spirit in the Sky managed by Kier Mapplebeck and 23 Never Out managed by Ray Clayton This was followed by Golcar Fest held by Golcar Conservative Club featuring bands such as Wired, Wingbeat and Josh Maguire.
Scaling of wingbeat and echolocation pulse emission rates in bats: why are aerial insectivorous bats so small?
Senior Labour figures openly talk about the danger of a split, the Brexit negotiations create the potential for civil war among the Conservatives, and the Lib Dems have come within a wingbeat of annihilation.
During ontogeny, scaling changes in femur and tibiotarsus, together with well-developed muscles are also important to flight, because most of the initial acceleration during the first wingbeat is produced by the legs (Robertson & Biewener, 2012).
Male mosquitoes' wide, feathery antennae pick up harmonic overtones of the whine of female wingbeats. The mosquitoes then synchronize one of the wingbeat overtones.
A complex chain of events elapsed in the time of a honeybees wingbeat, and a .30-caliber bullet arced downrange at close to Mach 3.