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Study of birds.

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Biology; Ornithology

Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds. Several aspects of ornithology differ from related disciplines, due partly to the high visibility and the aesthetic appeal of ...


Biology; Ornithology

To perform maintenance on the feathers of another individual; often something that strengthens the bond between individuals.

air sac

Biology; Ornithology

Part of the avian respiratory system; it allows for a one-way air flow through the lungs.

death rate

Biology; Ornithology

The average number of newborne or dying in a given period of time.

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