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The Flight of Birds against the Wind

Nature volume 85, page 107 (24 November 1910) | Download Citation

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IN an interesting article (NATURE, November 10) upon bird migration and Mr. Power's recently published “Ornithological Notes”, Sir T. Digby Pigott expresses surprise at the latter's conclusions that in the large autumnal migrations the birds invariably fly “almost directly against the wind even when it approaches a stiff breeze”.

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    • W. AINSLIE HOLLIS

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