Tis is unique nature book that will carry you to new heights, soaring wing to wing with millions of migrating birds. It desribes an innovative study, undertaken jointly by the israel air force, tel-aviv univesity, the society for the protection of nature in israel and the israeli ministry of science. Hundreds of ground-based observers, light aircraft, a motorized glider, radar and unmanned aircraft were used to follow migrating birds over israel. This combination of research methods reduced bird-aircraft collisions in the israel Air force by 76% and saved 450 million dollars! The book depicts the phenomenon of migration in the animal world, flight and navigation principles in birds and the effect weather has on migration routes. It includes hundreds of fantastic color photographs taken by some of the best nature photographers in israel and the world, some of which were taken from the motorized gilder that followed the birds in the air. Readers will be enthralled by the stories of fighter pilots whose aircraft was hit by birds forcing some to eject and sadly, killing some. This book is a must for nature lovers and flight and plane aficionados as well. The authors are among the major ornithologists in israel and have spent many years studying birds.
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