Tag: flocks

April 6, 2020

As whooping cranes rebound, flock sizes grow

As the endangered whooping crane has recovered from a mere 16 birds in the 1940s to over 500 today, their flock sizes have also increased during migration, researchers found. Whooping...

June 7, 2019

Watch: Researchers find a new formation in bird flocks

Could understanding how birds flock help us understand why they flock? A recent study explores the mechanics of the flock structure of four types of shorebirds and what benefits it...