Table 5.

Comparison of selected flight/rest ratios obtained from the present study with those reported by Butler et al. ( 1977 )

ValuePresent studyButlerPS/B
O2/Mb (ml kg-1 min-1)17.47.842.22
/Mb (ml kg-1 min-1)7.424.341.71
fH (beats min-1)6.033.921.54
VS/Mb (ml kg-1)1.231.111.11
CaO2-CO2 (Vol%)2.341.801.30
EB (%)2.382.031.17
Hct (%)0.960.980.98
  • R, resting; F, flight; PS, present study; B, Butler et al. (1977).