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Specialist Avian

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WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE STRENGTHENED STERNUM KEEL
GIVE 5 SKELETAL MODIFICATIONS WHICH ALLOW FOR FLIGHT? FEWER NUMBER OF BONES SOME BONES CONTAIN AIR SACS REDUCED DENSITY LIGHTWEIGHT HOLLOW BONES
WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF THE ALUNA (BASTARD WING) IT IS THE FIRST DIGIT WHICH IS INVOLVED IN TAKE OFF AND LANDING
WHERE ARE THE PRIMARY WING FEATHERS FOUND? LONG RIGID FEATHERS FOUND ON THE WINGS AND TAIL?
WHAT IS THE UROPYGEAL GLAND? THE PREEN GLAND WHICH TAKES SECRETIONS FORM THE BEAK TO THE FEATHERS
WHY ARE THERE SO MANY VARIATIONS IN THE BEAK SHAPE? THIS VARIES DEPENDING ON THE TYPES OF FEEDERS THE BIRDS ARE.
WHAT IS THE PHYGOSTYLE OF A BIRD THIS IS THE TAILBONE
WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF THE SYRINX THIS IS THE VOICE BOX IN A BIRD - MUSCLES AND MEMBRANES VIBRATE ON INSPIRATION AND EXPIRATION CREATING SOUND
HOW DO AVIAN TRACHEAS DIFFER TO MAMMALIAN ONES? THE CARTILAGE IN AVIAN TRACHEAS IS COMPLETE RATHER THAN C SHAPED
WHAT IS THE CHONAL SLIT AND WHERE CAN IT BE FOUND? THIS IS A NARROW OPENING IN THE MIDLINE OF THE HARD PALATE
WHICH AIR SAC DOES NOT COMMUNICATE WITH THE LUNGS AT ALL? CERVICOCEPHALIC AIR SAC AS IT IS SEPERATE FROM THE OTHERS
NAME THE 3 SETS OF PAIRED AIR SACS CRANIAL AND CAUDAL THORACIC AIR SACS AND THE ABDOMINAL AIR SACS
AVIAN SPECIES USE THE BEAK TO PASS FOOD INTO THE OESOPHAGUS WHAT STRUCTURES DO MAMMALS USE? LIPS, TONGUE AND MOUTH
IN SOME SPECIES THE OESOPHAGUS HAS A SPECIALISED STRUCTURE CALLED THE CROP, WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF THIS? ACTS AS A STORAGE CHAMBER FOR FOOD AND IN SOME SPECIES IT CAN PRODUCE A 'MILK' BASED SOLUTION WHICH IS USED TO FEED YOUNG
WHAT IS THE CORRECT NAME FOR THE 'TRUE STOMACH' AND WHAT IS ITS FUNCTION? PROVENTRICULUS, THIS IS WHERE MOST OF THE DIGESTION OCCURS WITH THE ADDING OF PEPSIN AND HYDROCHLORIC ACID
WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF THE GIZZARD THIS IS MADE UP OF TWO MUSCULATURE STRUCTURES WHICH GRIND DOWN FOOD FURTHER WITH THE HELP OF GRIT.
WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF VILLI IN THE SMALL INTESTINE? TO INCREASE THE ABSORBTION AREA.
WHICH STRUCTURE MAY BE ABSENT IN THE LARGE INTESTINE IN PSITTACIFORMES THE CAECA
WHERE DOES THE RECTUM EMPTY INTO THE CRANIAL PART OF THE CLOACA KNOWN AS THE COPRODEUM
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