ABOUT
BIRD FLIGHT
 
 Introduction
 Teachers Guide

NATURE'S FLYING MACHINES
 
 Insects  Birds  Bats
 Pterosaurs  Fish
 Wing Structures

HOW BIRDS FLY
 
 Gliding
 Soaring
 Flapping
 Migration

FUN PROJECTS
 
 Seed Helicopter
 Build a Bird

RESOURCES
 
 Ornithopter Zone
 Web Site Links
 

 



































Bird Flight Links

Winged Migration
Web site for a stunning documentary film showing birds in flight.

Ornithology Lecture Notes
Info on bird flight from Gary Ritchison, Eastern Kentucky University.


University of California Museum of Paleontology
Extensive info on vertebrate flight.

Photos of Birds in Flight
From How Birds Fly by David Goodnow.

James Marden
Origin of insect flight, with video.

The Ornithopter Zone
Machines that fly like birds.

 

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