P F Battley

Summary

Affiliation: Griffith University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Empirical evidence for differential organ reductions during trans-oceanic bird flight
    P F Battley
    Australian School of Environmental Studies, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland
    Proc Biol Sci 267:191-5. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Is long-distance bird flight equivalent to a high-energy fast? Body composition changes in freely migrating and captive fasting great knots
    P F Battley
    Australian School of Environmental Studies, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia
    Physiol Biochem Zool 74:435-49. 2001

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. pmc Empirical evidence for differential organ reductions during trans-oceanic bird flight
    P F Battley
    Australian School of Environmental Studies, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland
    Proc Biol Sci 267:191-5. 2000
    ..Our results suggest that apart from brains and lungs no organs are homeostatic during long-distance flight. Such organ reductions may be a crucial adaptation for long-distance flight in birds...
  2. ncbi request reprint Is long-distance bird flight equivalent to a high-energy fast? Body composition changes in freely migrating and captive fasting great knots
    P F Battley
    Australian School of Environmental Studies, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia
    Physiol Biochem Zool 74:435-49. 2001
    ..We have some evidence for skeletal fat being catabolized without phase 3 of a fast having been reached...