"I wish we had some of those loose wings," he said.
Seen in front, its white face, striped with black, and broad black gorget attract attention as it sits, often motionless, on the rocks; while in flight the white of the lower part of the back and white band across the wings are no less conspicuous even at a distance.
Before this crowned Gargoyle had recovered himself Zeb had wound a strap several times around its body, confining its wings and arms so that it could not move.
His long wings beat the air as he rose, and it took him a short two minutes to soar over the castle.
In many Carabidae the hind-wings are reduced or absent, and the elytra fused together along the suture.