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 ... Why do some birds fly in a V? 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 ...
The reason birds prefer to fly in a V shape has puzzled researchers for many
years. There are two general theories to explain the V-shaped phenomenon.
Jan 15, 2014 ... Why do birds fly in a V-formation? ... scientists to predict how closely bunched
birds in a V-shaped flock should be to save the most energy.
Just as a boat leaves a V-shaped wake of smoother water behind it, the lead ... lift
along the V-shaped direction), and it is a bit easier for the other birds to fly in ...
Jan 15, 2014 ... A new study reveals that some birds strategically arrange themselves in a V-
formation to conserve energy and maximize aerodynamic benefit.
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 ...
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 ...
Jun 28, 2016 ... As soon as a flock of geese take flight from Canadian waters they quickly form a v
-shape flying pattern, with one rotating goose in the center ...
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 ...