[CT Birds] BBC News: Birds' V formation mystery 'solved'

Arthur Shippee ashippee at snet.net
Wed Jan 15 23:08:28 EST 2014


Besides the NPR report here:  http://www.npr.org/2014/01/15/262607399/the-science-behind-flying-in-v-formation, here is a BBC report. Of course, it was never a mystery. It may not have been clearly understood, but that's not what a mystery is.

I saw this story on the BBC News iPhone App and thought you should see it:

Birds' V formation mystery 'solved'

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 migrate.

Read more:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25736049


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