Table 1.

Morphometric data for the cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus) and experimental conditions

VariableMean ± S.D.
Body mass (g)83.0±5.0
Total pectoralis mass (g)16.9±0.6
Fascicle length (mm)34.9±5.0
Wing span (mm)463.0±31.0
Wing chord (mm)70.2±3.0
Air temperature (°C)26.4±1.7
Air pressure (kPa)100.6±0.3
Air density (kg m-3)1.17±0.01
  • N=5 in all cases. Measurements were made with the wings spread as in mid-downstroke.