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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...

Birds That Fly in a V Formation Use An Amazing Trick – Phenomena ...

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Jan 15, 2014 ... 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 actually pulling off a feat that's ...

Why do migratory birds fly in a V-formation? - Scientific American

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The linear flight formations of migratory birds are called echelons. The V and the J structures are typical and are the most readily recognized flock echelons, but ...

Here's Why Birds Fly In A 'V' Formation - Huffington Post

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Jan 16, 2014 ... Anyone watching the autumn sky knows that migrating birds fly in a V formation, but scientists have long debated why. A new study of ibises ...

Why Birds Take Turns At The Front When Flying In V-Formation

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Feb 3, 2015 ... Migrating birds fly in a V-formation to take advantage of the aerodynamic effects of flying behind another bird. Remarkably, birds take turns at ...

Why birds fly in a V-formation - USA Today

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Jan 15, 2014 ... Why do birds fly in a V-formation? In a new study, scientists found that birds position themselves and time their wing beats so perfectly that, ...

Why Do Flocks of Geese Fly in a “VShape? | Mental Floss

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Nov 14, 2012 ... Given this, why don't all birds fly in the “V”? It seems the advantages of the formation only apply to larger birds, like geese and pelicans, and ...

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Dec 28, 2010 ... UN....BEE...LEAVE....A....BULL : Ironically, after we were leaving from my Daddy's Grave Site, from absolutely nowhere, a flock of birds ------IN ...

Fly like a bird: The V formation finally explained - BBC News

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Jan 16, 2014 ... Scientists say they have solved the mystery of why birds fly in a V formation, by tracking critically endangered birds that were being trained to ...

Ask Smithsonian: Why Do Geese Fly in a V? | Smithsonian

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Jan 15, 2014 ... Scientists Solve Mystery of Birds' Flying V · Migrating birds flap in and out of rhythm depending on where they are in formation. January 15 ...

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Why do geese fly in a V? (Everyday Mysteries: Fun Science Facts ...

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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 ...

Why Do Ducks Fly In A V? - Zidbits

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Dec 17, 2010 ... Ducks Flying in A V formation Sometimes it looks more like a check mark, with one bird flying lead, two or three birds trailing on one side, and ...

5 Things Geese Can Teach Us About Teamwork | Len Wilson

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May 11, 2013 ... Wildlife scientists have conducted extensive studies to determine why geese and other migratory birds always fly in a distinctive v-formation.