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Defines the term "soar" as it relates to the flight of birds.

Birdflight is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Birdflight books and related discussion.

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BIRD FLIGHT. William H. Barnard.
Game Bird Flight Pen Plan
Game Bird Flight Pen Plan. Shown below are the basic design for building a Bobwhite Flight Pen facility for housing 1000 to 1200 quail.
Realistic Modeling of Bird Flight Animations
DEFINrrE records of the speed of bird flight are sometimes hard to find.

Suggested News Resources

Bird Flight Might Have Started With Legs, Not Wings
By Brandon Keim To take flight, first strengthen your legs: It sounds like a self-help proverb, but it could explain how birds first took wing.
Low birds: A little salty about getting peppered
After swinging with the bird's flight across the field, a hunter refrains from firing at the dove as it drops below the safe zone of fire. Any bird flying below 45 degrees on the horizon is too low, since a shot would endanger other hunters.
Bird Flight: Bromley retiring from pigeon racing
The 79-year-old Streator man is retiring from 46 years of racing pigeons with the Streator Racing Pigeons Club at the end of this flight season.
New site for Greengairs windfarm monitoring mast
As with the original application, the mast can only remain in place for a three-year period and must be fitted with bird-flight deflectors on its steel guy wires to minimise collisions with sensitive species of birdlife which exist in the local area.
Deadline Day: What will happen
06:00 - A bevvy reporters are up at the crack of dawn at Newcastle international airport to greet Davide Santon off the early-bird flight from Milan.

Suggested Web Resources

Bird flight - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article discusses the mechanics of bird flight, with emphasis on the varied forms of bird's wings.
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Bird Flight
Actually, this web site isn't just about bird flight! It's also about insect flight, and bats, and pterosaurs. I've included every group of flying animals.
Bird Flight
The Earthlife Web - Flight in Birds
Bird flight is dependent on the shape of the birds wings and the way they use them. Generally, bird flight can be divided into two modes of functioning, i.e.

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