A V formation (sometimes called a skein) is the symmetric V-shaped flight
formation of flights of geese, ducks, and other migratory birds ... The V formation
possibly improves the efficiency of flyi...
Jan 15, 2014 ... Most people would say that they do it to save energy, which would be right. But it
turns out that birds in a V are actually pulling off a feat that's ...
Feb 23, 2004 ... There are two well-supported and complementary explanations for why birds fly
in formation. One is to conserve energy by taking advantage of ...
Feb 3, 2015 ... Migrating birds fly in a V-formation to take advantage of the aerodynamic ... A
new study explains why they do it, and why cooperation can be a ...
Jan 16, 2014 ... Scientists say they have solved the mystery of why birds fly in a V formation, ...
What these birds are able to do is amazing Dr Steven Portugal ...
Feb 3, 2015 ... WHY DO BIRDS FLY IN FORMATION? Flying in formation helps migrating birds
save vital energy. For example, geese are thought to make ...
Scientists have determined that the V-shaped formation that geese use when ... It
follows that birds that fly in formation glide more often and reduce energy ...
Birds flying in a V formation (like geese) probably do not do so because one
member of the flock is the 'leader', but in order to conserve energy. The bird at the
Feb 7, 2014 ... Birds flying in V formation take aeronautical engineering to new heights.
Jan 15, 2014 ... A new study reveals that some birds strategically arrange themselves in a V-
formation to conserve energy and maximize aerodynamic benefit.