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Why do birds huddle on power lines? | GO Birding Ecotours

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Feb 29, 2012 ... huddle so closely together on power lines even when it's warm? ... Flocking offers birds protection from predators, and sitting close together, ...

Why do birds sit on certain electric lines most all the time? Do they ...

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Birds don't display preference for power lines of trees or for certain power lines - they just use what's there and seems usable. They do get radiated by the ...

How do birds sit on high-voltage power lines without getting ...

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Dec 10, 2013 ... Birds have no problem sitting, unruffled, on the high-voltage power lines you often see lining the road. This ability has nothing to do with them ...

Do Birds Get Shocked When They Sit on Wires? | Wonderopolis

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How can birds sit on electrical wires and not get shocked? Electricity ... This is why power lines tend to be high in the air with plenty of space between the wires!

Q & A: Birds on High Voltage Lines | Department of Physics ...

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Even though they do not complete a path to ground, they are in fact in parallel ... Since the power line has not 0 ohm of resistance, even between the bird's legs, ... Since birds can sit on one wire without getting electrocuted, because they are ...

why do birds sit in flocks on power lines in the evening\and in ...

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Jan 8, 2008 ... Best Answer: Well, since they naturally travel in flocks, it makes sense for them to group together in trees, or on power lines, etc. I believe the ...

Why is it that birds are able to stand/sit on electrical power lines ...

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Actually, if we were to sit on a power line and not touch anything else like the birds do, we would not get electrocuted! The reason for this has to do with the fact  ...

Birds Loaf on Power Lines 03/09/12 - Bird Watcher's General Store

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Mar 9, 2012 ... Birds Loaf on Power Lines ... Why do birds sit on telephone lines? ... In this case, perhaps, the swallows choose power lines over trees because ...

Google Answers: Bird Behavior

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When a flock of birds land on a telephone wire, why do almost all of them end up ... resident Wildlife Biologist that birds sitting on a wire will face into the wind. ... " Have you ever noticed a flock of birds perched on a power line?

How do birds sit safely on power lines? - BC Hydro

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Mar 31, 2015 ... We asked a BC Hydro engineer to explain why birds can sit on power lines when humans can't.

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Why birds like to sit on power lines - HubPages

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Jul 14, 2015 ... Why do birds like to perch on power lines? Why don't birds get shocked? Or do they? Why do they sit spaced evenly in a row? Why do they face ...

Wild Birds Unlimited: Do birds warm their feet on telephone wires?

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Mar 9, 2011 ... I think the main reason birds sit on high wires is because it's a nice resting area. Power lines like trees, provide safe, high perches that allow ...

Bird's-Eye View - The New York Times

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Feb 5, 2008 ... Why do birds sit on telephone or power wires? ... on transmission lines and poles , and in all, up to 174 million birds are killed in electrocutions.