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Originally posted by LAES YVAN
They ARE NOT the same birds.. IF the objects in my video ARE birds they would have to be at least 10 + feet large.. The largest bird in the world hardly reaches 9 feet.
Originally posted by Denied
That clip i posted proves as much as yours does, that Birds were flying next to the Shuttle.
Obviously birds were there, thats clearly the case, as for the last 3 objects which the OP has enlarged, doesn't the size of them seem odd, unless it is the way the camera picked it up, like an optical illusion.
If they are birds at that height, then cant we reference the size of them??????
Because the link where a bird hits is tiny, is that the same type of birds flying around in the video posted by op, at the end.
Most birds fly below 500 feet except during migration. There is no reason to expend the energy to go higher -- and there may be dangers, such as exposure to higher winds or to the sharp vision of hawks. When migrating, however, birds often do climb to relatively great heights, possibly to avoid dehydration in the warmer air near the ground. Migrating birds in the Caribbean are mostly observed around 10,000 feet, although some are found half and some twice that high. Generally long-distance migrants seem to start out at about 5,000 feet and then progressively climb to around 20,000 feet. Just like jet aircraft, the optimum cruise altitude of migrants increases as their "fuel" is used up and their weight declines. Vultures sometimes rise over 10,000 feet in order to scan larger areas for food (and to watch the behavior of distant vultures for clues to the location of a feast). Perhaps the most impressive altitude record is that of a flock of Whooper Swans which was seen on radar arriving over Northern Ireland on migration and was visually identified by an airline pilot at 29,000 feet. Birds can fly at altitudes that would be impossible for bats, since bird lungs can extract a larger fraction of oxygen from the air than can mammal lungs.
Originally posted by LazarusTheLong
This entire issue could be put to rest with the Nasa version of the video...