This visual guide to the structure and anatomy of birds contains more than 200 specially prepared accurate drawings. The text is written for undergraduate students and to bird lovers in general, and discusses why birds look and act the way they do.MUSCLES OF THE THORAX AND ABDOMEN The muscles of the thorax support the rib cage, power respiration, and fix ... arrangement of abdominal muscle fibers is found in human external and internal oblique muscles (Chamberlain 1943;anbsp;...
|Title||:||Manual of Ornithology|
|Author||:||Noble S. Proctor, Patrick J. Lynch|
|Publisher||:||Yale University Press - 1998-10|