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Falcon feathers pop-up during dive

Similar to wings and fins with self-adaptive flaps, the feathers on a diving peregrine falcon's feathers may pop-up during high speed dives, according to a study published in PLOS ONE on January 29, 2014 b ...

Feb 06, 2014 5 / 5 (1) 0

Flightless falcons remain a mystery

It's still a mystery why Stella and George, two of the three peregrine falcons hatched this spring atop the University of North Dakota water tower in Grand Forks, lost their ability to fly, but it's looking like the story ...

Oct 16, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0