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Can birds fly in rain?


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Yes, and often do, though many birds will seek some shelter, especially during heavy rain.

J. Elliott


Jared,

Birds certainly can fly in the rain. Their feathers are oily and repel water. Also, their bones are hollow, so even if they do get a little wet, it won't weigh them down too much. It's a different story whether birds LIKE flying in the rain or not!

Matt Voss


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