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Re: The ACTUAL flying Microraptor paper in PNAS

2010/2/17 Tim Williams <tijawi@yahoo.com>:
> Phillip Bigelow <bigelowp@juno.com> wrote:
>> > M. gui's feathered hindwings,
>> > although effective for gliding,
>> > would have seriously hampered
>> > terrestrial locomotion.
>> Couldn't tuck those feathers in when not needed, hmmm?

Do someone know how much can be rotated a wing feather relative to the
bone which supports it in modern Aves?
That may provide a clue...