Feet of the Swiftie

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Subject: Feet of the Swiftie
From: "Geoffrey Dabb" <>
Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2010 10:30:41 +1000

Not much of a day for outdoor birdwatching, so another look at the Swift Parrots of yesterday.  One of the interesting things about these little birds is their gymnastic ability.  They seem to be able to adapt to any foliage configuration to get at a feed.  In the below composition I have marked with violet arrows the feet positions of 4 feeding birds.



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