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Re: LAGS (was feathers, fibers, endothermy...)



At 11:52 PM 1/24/98 -0500, Ronald Orenstein wrote:
>>But that is exactly what hibernating mammals actually do.  (I seem 
>>to remember running across a brief reference to one species of 
>>bird being a hibernator as well - or am I hallucinating).
>
>Not at all: the Poor-will Phaenoptilus nuttalli is well-known as a
>hibernator, and there may be others.

That's probably the one.  I had been reading a book on eastern forests.
That is probably where I saw it.


Now, does anybody know if this bird has LAG's?

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