Birds sit on power lines because they like the high vantage point and because it protects them from ground predators. From power lines, birds can also search for insects and rodent...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
Feb 5, 2008 ... Why do birds sit on telephone or power wires? ... Flocking birds, like swallows,
may line up on wires, preening and keeping a collective eye out ...
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 ...
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 don't sit on very high tension power lines because the electric field is so
strong, it will arc to birds ... Why do we use high voltage to transmit the power?
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!
Actually, when birds are standing on a single phase power line with both feet,
they do get electric shock in the nano volt range so they don't feel anything.