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mentalfloss.com/article/81467/why-do-birds-line-telephone-and-power-wires

Jun 13, 2016 ... Birds are majestic creatures, blessed with the enviable ability to take flight. So why do they spend so much time lounging around on power or ...

gobirdingecotours.wordpress.com/2012/02/29/why-do-birds-huddle-on-power-lines

Feb 29, 2012 ... 1) Why do those swarming birds (starlings?) huddle so closely together on ... Flocking offers birds protection from predators, and sitting close ...

sciencing.com/do-birds-sit-electrical-wires-6592687.html

Apr 25, 2017 ... Small birds have little to fear from electric lines. ... on her shoulders to see over a crowd will understand why birds sit on electric lines. ... to accommodate large birds, retrofitting power lines, installing wire covers to neutralize ...

hubpages.com/education/why-birds-like-to-sit-on-power-lines

Sep 19, 2016 ... 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 ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/do-birds-get-shocked-when-they-sit-on-wires

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!

slice.mit.edu/2014/01/16/how-do-birds-sit-on-power-lines-without-getting-electrocuted

Jan 16, 2014 ... 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 ...

engineering.mit.edu/engage/ask-an-engineer/how-do-birds-sit-on-high-voltage-power-lines-without-getting-electrocuted

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 ...

van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=1341

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 ...

www.nytimes.com/2008/02/05/science/05qna.html

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 ...