Saturday, 10 September 2016

Kestrel Hover Slo-Mo: How To Really Control The Wind

The name kestrel is given to several different members of the falcon genus, Falco. Kestrels are most easily distinguished by their typical hunting behaviour which is to hover at a height of around 10–20 metres (35–65 ft) over open country and swoop down on prey. This bird at Birmingham Airport shows its all-body control which aircraft designers can only dream about.

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(thanks Cora)

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