Weight of Bird Parts

Submitted by Matt M on 2/7/01. ( ) 128.143.225.106

What is the heaviest body part in most birds?

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Pectorals

This response submitted by Patrick Rummans on 2/7/01. ( birdspec@lewistown.net ) 206.127.86.31

In MOST birds it would be the pectoralis majors -- the breast muscles used to power the wings in flight.


Thank you

This response submitted by Matt M on 2/7/01. ( ) 128.143.225.106

Thank you very much for your knowledge


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