There is however one mystery that birds continue to keep alive; their ability and skills to navigate. Research and study has left no stone unturned to decode the strategies that birds use to navigate directions and routes. The simplest answer is that, they use visual cues like geographical features, mountains, rivers, etc., to navigate. For directions, they follow the Sun. And? Well, contrary to the simplicity of this answer, birds actually have more complex, yet smart calculations that they use. Know exactly how they map their flights, reach for the southern skies with the onset of the winter chill, in the following.
Blue Bird Navigation Strategies That Birds Use to Migrate
➢ An experiment proved this theory, where birds oriented to a certain smell. For example, that of food. Gradient maps that are created by foods and other smells could give birds some directional information.