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pertaining to or characteristic of birds

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2003) to describe avian molts and plumages (Dittmann and Cardiff 2009).
This approach is consistent with the fundamental purpose of Humphrey and Parkes (1959), which was to facilitate a search for the evolutionary basis of avian molts and plumages by treating similar molt and plumage sequences in various groups of birds as provisionally homologous until scientific studies revealed that it was inappropriate to do so.
The contribution of insulation changes to the energy cost of avian molt.