Who needs land? These birds spend 10 months of the year in flight

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 15:01 in Biology & Nature

Make no mistake, the tiny common swift found throughout Europe and much of Asia is a lean, mean flying machine. A new study reveals that these birds spend nearly their entire lives in flight — even eating, mating, molting and probably sleeping on the wing. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden...

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