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 ...
Jan 15, 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 ...
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.
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 ...
May 11, 2013 ... Wildlife scientists have conducted extensive studies to determine why geese and
other migratory birds always fly in a distinctive v-formation.
Jan 16, 2014 ... New research reported in the journal Nature provides insights into the mysteries
of bird flight formation.
Birds flying in a V formation (like geese) probably do not do so because one
member of the flock is the 'leader', but in order to conserve energy. The bird at the
In this science fair project, the student will make a wind tunnel to test how the
formation of birds in flight affects flight efficiency.
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Nov 18, 2014 ... Here is a video describing the reason why large birds fly in a V formation. Some
videos found in the internet states that "Birds fly in V formation ...