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# What forces act on a bird as it dives?

Updated: 8/11/2023

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Gravity acts in the direction directly towards the centre of the Earth. Drag acts in the direction directly opposite the bird's movement.

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### When a bird dives do they need energy to do that?

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The highest velocity of a bird is approximately 200 miles per hour. This speed is reached by the peregrine falcon when it dives for hunting purposes.

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No. When two forces act in the same direction, they can be added together. It is only when two identical forces act in opposite directions that they cancel each other out.

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