November 9, 2011

Hummingbird Shaking Off Water (Aerial Shot)

This video shows an aerial shake (height loss compensation) by a wet Anna’s hummingbird. This research was published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface in the paper: ‘Aerial shaking performance of wet Anna’s hummingbirds’ by Victor Manuel Ortega-Jimenez and Robert Dudley.  credit:  University of California / Royal Society Interface

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