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How hawks see the world... (sic)

Yeah, I have a lot of other updates to do, but for now... someone passed this video on to me, but unfortunately it has no embed function. It's a video from the BBC in which they put a camera on the back of, first, a peregrine falcon, and then a goshawk, and filmed the birds-eye view of their flights.

http://www.wimp.com/hawkssee/

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jenlev
Sep. 16th, 2010 09:59 pm (UTC)
Amazing views. It kind of makes me tear up to see that. Birds are so cool.
betacandy
Sep. 22nd, 2010 05:25 pm (UTC)
Wow. I've heard that because birds' eyes are so much more powerful than ours, a movie looks like a slideshow to them. So to the bird, I guess that flight would look much slower than it looks to us. No wonder they can pluck up stuff off a hillside in midflight. Wow.
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