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V formation - Wikipedia

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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. V formations also ...

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 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, ...

Here's Why Birds Fly In A 'V' Formation | The 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 ...

5 Things Geese Can Teach Us About Teamwork | Len Wilson

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Jun 28, 2016 ... Wildlife scientists have conducted extensive studies to determine why geese and other migratory birds always fly in a distinctive v-formation.

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

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Feb 23, 2004 ... The linear flight formations of migratory birds are called echelons. ... that a true V- shaped echelon is, in fact, less common than a J formation is.

Why Do Birds Fly in a V? | Wonderopolis

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Have you ever looked up in the sky to see a “V" soaring above your head? No, not a flying alphabet — a flock of birds in formation! While not all birds migrate, ...

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 ...

Taking turns in the driving seat: Migrating birds alternate who leads ...

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Feb 3, 2015 ... When flying in a v-formation, the birds' wing flaps were approximately 'in-phase', meaning all the wing tips followed roughly the same path, the ...