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SUN BATHING [1 record]

Record 1 1993-07-23


Subject field(s)
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Birds

Sun bathing may benefit ... in several ways: heat (energy) is absorbed into the skin and body; production of Vitamin D is stimulated by sunlight; and heat and light may cause ectoparasites to move to the head and wings, where the bird can remove them easily.


  • Comportement animal
  • Oiseaux

(...) la plupart des espèces [d'oiseaux] s'exposent volontiers au soleil, la queue et une aile, ou les deux, largement étalées.


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