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Re: Back-evolution of limbs.

RaptorRKC@aol.com wrote:

> jhecht@world.std.com writes:
> << That said, you do raise an interesting question. Do any living birds use
>  their wings for anything other than flight (or swimming)? >>
> Many birds use their wings for brooding and shielding the eggs and the young
> from the elements.
> Rachel Clark

Some species (lorikeets) will also use their wing, or more specifically their
feathers to carry things.  A lorikeet will tuck nest building material into it's
wing feathers for transport back to the nesting site.