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Old 10-08-2017, 09:01 AM
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Re: Heat map / thermal images of birds, heat loss

I had always knew that the claws and legs are a point of heat loss and the claw area can provide warmth back into their body when they perch on your skin, like your hands /fingers.

The Beak was a reminder as to that area of heat loss and also provides an excellent explanation of why they choose to place their beak into the feathers of their back. A combination of controlling heat loss and balance while sleeping.

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