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  • species
  • They correspond to the arms of man, and are usually modified for flight, but in the case of a few species of birds, as the ostrich, auk, etc., the wings are used only as an assistance in running or swimming. (everything2.com)
  • The red-winged warbler or the red-winged prinia ( Heliolais erythropterus ) is a bird species in the family Cisticolidae . (wikipedia.org)
  • Red-winged warbler - Species text in The Atlas of Southern African Birds . (wikipedia.org)
  • The black-winged kite ( Elanus caeruleus ), also known as the black-shouldered kite (not to be confused with the closely related Australian species with the same name ), is a small diurnal bird of prey in the family Accipitridae best known for its habit of hovering over open grasslands in the manner of the much smaller kestrels . (wikipedia.org)
  • The black-winged kite is a species primarily of open land and semi-deserts in sub- Saharan Africa and tropical Asia , but it has a foothold within Europe in Spain and Portugal . (wikipedia.org)
  • From an evolutionary perspective, Wing Bowl, despite its Animal House atmosphere, highlights something uniquely human: The discipline on display here may represent part of what sets our species apart from other animals in our artistic and technological achievements. (philly.com)
  • The white-winged tern , or white-winged black tern ( Chlidonias leucopterus or Chlidonias leucoptera ), is a species of tern in the family Laridae . (wikipedia.org)
  • they showed mixed characters of the two species, specifically a combination of a dark mantle (a feature of white-winged black) with dark patches on the breast-side (a feature of black tern, not shown by white-winged black). (wikipedia.org)
  • The white-winged tern is one of the species to which the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds ( AEWA ) applies. (wikipedia.org)
  • West Wing
  • Sign up to receive West Wing Reads! (whitehouse.gov)
  • In a first for 'The West Wing,' the Emmy Award-winning series broadcasts a live episode featuring a tension-packed debate between the two Presidential candidates, Congressman Matt Santos and Senator Arnold Vinick. (apple.com)
  • membrane
  • Insects' wings are not modified limbs but special lateral outgrowths of the cuticle of the thorax comprising a light membrane strengthened by thick-walled veins. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The wings are strengthened by a number of longitudinal veins, which often have cross-connections that form closed "cells" in the membrane (extreme examples include the dragonflies and lacewings ). (wikipedia.org)
  • Each of the wings consists of a thin membrane supported by a system of veins. (wikipedia.org)
  • evolutionary
  • The excesses of Wing Bowl may have their roots in the most basic human evolutionary impulses. (philly.com)
  • Anyone doubting our evolutionary tie to other apes should check out that Philadelphia festival of food and fun known as Wing Bowl. (philly.com)
  • The patterns resulting from the fusion and cross-connection of the wing veins are often diagnostic for different evolutionary lineages and can be used for identification to the family or even genus level in many orders of insects. (wikipedia.org)
  • butterflies
  • And while the idea of butterflies with Swiss cheese wings is slightly strange, Prum says it's a very useful one for scientist and engineers looking for the next leap forward in electronic technology. (npr.org)
  • Wing structure and colouration often vary with morphs , such as in the aphids , migratory phases of locusts and polymorphic butterflies . (wikipedia.org)
  • Coalition
  • Silvio Berlusconi was Monday celebrating a return to center-stage in Italian politics as a right-wing coalition he helped put together declared victory in Sicily elections that had been billed as a benchmark for Italy's general election next year. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Close
  • Identify each feather and cut the feather shaft as close to the wing as possible. (bellaonline.com)
  • A break in the radius and/or ulna (between the wrist and elbow) may not be noticeable because the bird can still hold the wing close to the body. (medhelp.org)
  • veins
  • Within each of the major veins there is a nerve and a trachea , and, since the cavities of the veins are connected with the hemocoel , hemolymph can flow into the wings. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cuticle surrounding the veins becomes thickened and more heavily sclerotized to provide strength and rigidity to the wing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two types of hair may occur on the wings: microtrichia, which are small and irregularly scattered, and macrotrichia, which are larger, socketed, and may be restricted to veins. (wikipedia.org)
  • bird
  • You could injure the bird or even cause it to bleed to death during the wing clip. (bellaonline.com)
  • You will need someone to assist you in holding the bird and stretching out the wing. (bellaonline.com)
  • When you have gained experience and when you and the bird are completely used to each other, it is easy to trim the wings by yourself. (bellaonline.com)
  • If you cut closer to the wing tip the bird will have an aggravating feather shaft sticking out. (bellaonline.com)
  • black
  • in the United Kingdom , this name is also the one used by the formal ornithological recording authorities, but the older alternative 'white-winged black tern' is still frequent in popular use. (wikipedia.org)
  • inner
  • Tumors growing in the inner wing (clinoidal) most often cause direct damage to the optic nerve leading especially to a decrease in visual acuity, progressive loss of color vision, defects in the field of vision (especially cecocentral), and an afferent pupillary defect. (wikipedia.org)
  • usually
  • In Europe, economic conservatives are usually considered liberal and the Right includes nationalists , nativist opposition to immigration , religious conservatives and historically a significant presence of right-wing movements with anti-capitalist sentiments including conservatives and fascists who opposed what they saw as the selfishness and excessive materialism inherent in contemporary capitalism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wings are not at all necessary for normal street or highway driving, and in fact most cars with wings (usually riceboys ) look garish and cheap . (everything2.com)
  • The wing shape is usually an airfoil. (newworldencyclopedia.org)