Movie 2

Three-camera stereoscopic video of a Pied Flycatcher from the molt group performing an upward-directed escape flight maneuver. The video was recorded at 200 frames per second and replayed at 10 frames per second, and is thus slowed down 20 times.

A songbird compensates for wing molt during escape flights by reducing the molt gap and increasing angle of attack

Barbara M. Tomotani, and Florian T. Muijres

Journal of Experimental Biology 2019. 222:None-None; doi: 10.1242/jeb.195396