Migrating geese. How do birds know where to go? Some birds migrate over
70,000 kilometres! How do they know where to go? Why don't they get lost?
Bar-headed Geese fly over the Himalaya twice a year and go as high as 9000
meter to get over this obstacle! The Arctic ... But how do they know it's time to go?
Dec 16, 2014 ... But how exactly do they know which direction south is? ... resources and
machines to pinpoint where we are and where we're going at all times.
www.ask.com/youtube?q=How Do Geese Know Where They're Going&v=4JUYyMHOHb8
Jan 13, 2015 ... Birds can travels thousands of miles between their summer and winter ... sounds,
smells, and learned social cues to get where they're going.
Most of the world's 29 or so species of geese are no strangers to migration, and ...
From east to west, they are the Atlantic, Mississippi, Central and Pacific flyways.
... Flocks in flight do not form up into a “V” formation, but instead fly low over the ...
Jan 15, 2014 ... That's what Steven Portugal wanted to know. ... If you strap them to, say, a flock of
geese, the birds would fly off into the distance taking ... “They're flying around,
they hit a spot that feels good, and they think: Oh, hey, if I flap like ...
Jan 1, 2007 ... Geese winging their way south in wrinkled V-shaped flocks is ... that the migratory
species go through a period of restlessness each spring and fall ... Somehow
they can find their winter home despite never having seen it .... I know their
habitat in Alaska then has lots of food for them, just guessing that's why.
Apr 1, 2009 ... Canada Geese migrate south in winter and north in summer, but their ... of water
where they will be safer as they molt their wing feathers.
If a goose gets sick or is wounded, a couple of other geese may drop out of
formation to help and protect him. They will try to stay with the disabled goose
until he ...
But birds don't have maps -- so how do they know where they're going? And how
... That's the technique used by the Canada goose and many other migrants.