Sunday, September 21, 2014

Fact of the Day: Magnetic Flight

Like humans, birds can navigate long journeys from mental maps and using the stars. Unlike humans, birds can also sense the Earth's magnetism which they use to help themselves migrate. 

20 comments:

  1. This is really interesting. Mother nature is so wise. Kisses:)

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  2. Birds are more awesome than humans!

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  3. Nature and survival is a wonderful thing.

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  4. wow I never knew that. Built in technology.

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  5. the real question is how conscious are they of their ability? do they just kinda feel they're working in the right direction or is it like looking at a map and having a giant arrow painted on it pointing in the right direction.

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  6. I love my birds and they are about ready to take flight for the winter.

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  7. nature is the biggest of wonders

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  8. I did not know that. I was just at the beach and I loved watching the birds fly around. I kept thinking if I were a bird, I'd want to stay at the beach all year!

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  9. I learned some of this on the Nature Channel.

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  10. yes, Adam, they have special organs!


    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
    =^..^= . <3 . >< } } (°>

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  11. I didn't know that...God is such a genius. :))

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  12. The wonders of Mother Nature...always amazes me.

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  13. That's so amazing to know. I didn't know they sensed a magnetic pull.

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