Harmonic Feathers

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Subject: Harmonic Feathers
From: L&L Knight <>
Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2009 09:10:55 +1000

Resonating Feathers Produce Courtship Song In Rare Bird
ScienceDaily (Nov. 13, 2009) — Four years ago, a Cornell researcher reported a bizarre example of sexual selection in a rare South
American bird: The male attracts the female by rubbing specialized
wing feathers -- more than 100 cycles per second -- to create a high
hum, similar to a sustained violin

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