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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Oct 1, 2007 ... 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.
Jan 16, 2014 ... New research reported in the journal Nature provides insights into the mysteries
of bird flight formation.
Jan 16, 2014 ... They provide one of the most thrilling sights in nature but migrating birds' tight V-
formations and precise wing adjustments could also have a ...
May 11, 2013 ... Wildlife scientists have conducted extensive studies to determine why geese and
other migratory birds always fly in a distinctive v-formation.
Jul 25, 2014 ... Scientists have long held that birds fly in a V-formation to save energy. But it was
only recently revealed how and why birds benefit from this ...
Feb 4, 2015 ... Migrating birds fly in a V formation in order to conserve energy during their
arduous flight. The birds also take turns leading the flock, making it ...