Black Sea Coast, Bulgaria – Autumn Migration – 21st – 30th September 2011, by Kathie Claydon
Nov 30 2015
Having had two very successful trips to Bulgaria with Neophron Tours (“Birds & Bears” May 2010 and “Butterflies” June 2011) we decided to go with them again to the Black Sea coast for autumn migration. We were not disappointed…
For the first time, researchers have measured what is known as the ground effect of flying animals -- and it turns out that they save a lot more energy by flying close to the ground than previously believed. The study supports one of the theories on how birds began to fly.
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