[ExI] bird fishing

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 18:01:36 UTC 2012


It's all about scooping the air downward - if you're light enough,
and have big enough wings, that this can get you more thrust
than you weigh.  It's not unlike how we can swim.

2012/2/22 spike <spike66 at att.net>:
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> Oh MAN ya gotta see this:
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> http://www.arkive.org/osprey/pandion-haliaetus/video-00.html
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> I have watched osprey fishing in the Umpqua River, but I never saw one go
> underwater, nor did I know they could catch two fistfuls of fish in one
> strike.  WOW!  Now THAT’s a cool skill, and from a flight controls
> perspective most impressive.
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> Check out the size of that fish he gets in the last scene.
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> spike
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