Birds seem to have an uncanny ability to avoid collisions in the sky. As it turns out, the bird community has a little trick for avoiding violent crashes when flying in crowded areas: They always veer right. Research at The University of Queensland made this stunning revelation after studying the pet birds known as budgies in September 2016. Bird flight has evolved over 150 million years, so it seems as though our feathered friends have had some time to sort this out. Good job, birds.
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Written by Curiosity Staff October 13, 2016
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