Jump to content
Ornithology Exchange

Study shows alpine swift can stay aloft for 200 days


PhysOrg

Recommended Posts

(Phys.org) —A combined team of researchers from Bern University and the Swiss Ornithological Institute has found that alpine swifts are able to fly for up to 200 days at a time, without landing. The team learned of the bird's unique abilities to fly for such long stretches by attaching tiny sensors to several migrating specimens. They have published the results of their findings in the journal Nature Communications.

 

Read the full article on PhysOrg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

×
×
  • Create New...