How Bird Wings Work (Compared to Airplane Wings) – Smarter Every Day 62

How Bird Wings Work (Compared to Airplane Wings) – Smarter Every Day 62

To learn more click here — — To take a DEEP DIVE into how wings work!
Click here to tweet DeepDive2

I hope you never look at a bird in flight the same way again. I know I won’t!

Artist Info:
Sarah Xu, a student at the Vancouver Film School made the awesome introduction Drawing.

Gordon, the guy in charge of “Scary Parrot Monsters” at the end of the video wrote this song. It’s called “Black Rhino”… and is available for download online:

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How to get there yourself!:
I coordinated the travel with Rainforest Expeditions

Tell them Destin sent you.
You can checkout what they do on their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Rainforest.Expeditions
They ran me up and down the river in a boat, gave me lenses, a clean bed, awesome food etc. It was pretty amazing!
See the research project’s website here:

The project is led by Dr. Don Brightsmith
Schubot Exotic Bird Health Center
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
College of Veterinary Medicine

Jeff Cremer was my hook-up for all things photography once I got on site. He’s very good at technical photography and is more than capable of handling anything you can throw at him. Check out his chops and tell him Destin sent you:

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SMARTER EVERY DAY – DEEP DIVE #2

How Bird Wings Work – Smarter Every Day

How Wings Work — A reference for creature props

How do you clip a wing?

how to clip your birds wings (with call ducks)


Why clip feathers? An Interview of Kelly

Changing feathers while still being able to fly?

Don’t bail out! Keep going!


Biomimicking a Bird?

A robot that flies like a bird

Huge variety of feather shapes all from the same bird

Feather Structure

You Completed Deep Dive #2 !!

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Instead of saving for my kids’ college, I make videos using the money I would have saved.
The thought is it will help educate the world as a whole, and one day generate enough revenue to pay for their education. Until then if you appreciate what you’ve learned in this video and the effort that went in to it, please share the video. If you REALLY liked it, feel free to pitch a few dollars towards their college fund by clicking here:

Warm Regards,

Destin

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