Wind tunnel helps show how birds fly so far without water

by Rebecca on September 11, 2011

in Animal Stories

Canadian scientists, using a state-of-the art device, discover
that long-distance migrators burn muscle and organs instead of fat.

 

In flight

Bar-tailed godwits are a migratory bird species that feeds in mud flats left behind at low tide on the Bering Sea in
Alaska. For winter, they make a long flight to New Zealand. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)

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