Video Tutorial of the bones of a bird skeleton for comparative anatomy.
Anatomy analysis suggests new dinosaur family tree03/22/17 ,via Science News
This split between the bird-hipped and reptile-hipped dinos was first proposed in 1887 by British paleontologist Harry Seeley, who had noticed the two strikingly different kinds of pelvic anatomy. That hypothesis of dinosaur relationships was
Ground-breaking fossilised tissue reveals the gradual evolution of crouched legs in birds03/22/17 ,via University of Bristol
Going beyond microscopic analysis, X-ray synchrotron and multiple spectroscopic imaging methods showed that the detailed anatomical preservation extended to the molecular level, with some of the original chemistry of the bird's tissues remaining.
Free classes to teach taking care of oiled wildlife03/19/17 ,via Peninsula Daily News
In the first class, attendees will focus on basic intake and stabilization, covering topics such as health and safety, bird anatomy and family characteristics, effects of oil and secondary complications, and hands-on bird anatomy and basic examination.
Lasers flesh out dino-bird profile02/28/17 ,via Phys.Org
The outlines revealed it had "drumstick-shaped legs, a slender tail and an arm that looks just like a modern bird wing," said Michael Pittman of the University of Hong Kong, who co-authored the study in Nature Communications. "We even have foot scales
Researchers Add Even More Detail To What A Dinosaur Really Looks Like03/12/17 ,via Collective Evolution
of the origination of birds. “What our work does underscore,” Pittman says, “is the broad extent to which bird-like dinosaurs were experimenting with their anatomy and functional capabilities before we had the first unequivocal gliding and flying
The Inner BirdUBC Press. 2010. ISBN: 9780774859813,0774859814. 464 pages.
Birds are among the most successful vertebrates on Earth. An important part of our natural environment and deeply embedded in our culture, birds are studied by more professional ornithologists and enjoyed by more amateur enthusiasts than ever before. However, both amateurs and professionals typically focus on birds' behaviour and appearance and only superficially understand the characteristics that make birds so unique. The Inner Bird introduces readers to the avian skeleton, then moves...
The Unfeathered BirdPrinceton University Press. 2017. ISBN: 9780691151342,0691151342. 287 pages.
There is more to a bird than simply feathers. And just because birds evolved from a single flying ancestor doesn't mean they are structurally all the same. With over 385 stunning drawings depicting 200 species, The Unfeathered Bird is a richly illustrated book on bird anatomy that offers refreshingly original insights into what goes on beneath the feathered surface. Each exquisite drawing is made from an actual specimen and reproduced in sumptuous large format. The birds are shown in lifelike...
Bird AnatomyUniversity-Press.org. 2013. ISBN: 1230561269,9781230561264. 54 pages.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 53. Chapters: Wing, Feather, Bird vision, Flight feather, Gizzard, Dactyly, Beak, Pygostyle, Cloaca, Plumage, Rump, Gape, Bursa of Fabricius, Uropygial gland, Crop, Gular skin, Comb, Supraorbital gland, Arcopallium, Furcula, Syrinx, Tarsometatarsus, Proventriculus, Keel, Brood patch, Facial disc, Avian pallium, Secarecytosis, High vocal center,...
Clinical Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual for Veterinary TechniciansElsevier Health Sciences. 2017. ISBN: 9780323046848,0323046843. 486 pages.
Reinforce the A&P principles you've learned in Clinical Anatomy & Physiology for Veterinary Technicians, 2nd Edition with this practical laboratory resource. Filled with interactive exercises, step-by-step procedure guidelines, and full-color photos and illustrations, this lab manual is designed to help you understand A&P in relation to your clinical responsibilities as a veterinary technician and apply your knowledge in the laboratory setting. A comprehensive approach builds on the concepts...