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Old 03-11-2010, 06:12 PM   #20
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Default Re: Birds Dropping Out Of The Sky

I believe the birds were in tight formation as they were probably fleeing from a bird of prey.

I watch the hawks around my house daily, and they like to corral a flock of birds, then the hawks will take off so high in the sky that they just look like a speck.

Then, they come down like a rocket towards the birds, and if the birds are close to the ground, in mass panic they just keep going down, smack, the hawk now has 10 birds to eat, compared to 1.

I have seen them train their young this way.

I do believe this must have happened to this flock of starlings, as they natural fly in tight formation for protection.

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