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Table 2 Occurrence of the different flight types for the five tagged Andean condors (Vultur gryphus) and the Eurasian griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) as a proportion of the total classified flight time, and the percentage of soaring whereby thermal updraughts are the source of lift rather than orographic slope updraughts

From: Can accelerometry be used to distinguish between flight types in soaring birds?

ID (total classified time) Flapping Gliding Thermal soaring Slope soaring % Thermal soaring
Andean condors
 1 (25.68 h) 0.09 0.43 0.27 0.20 57.45
 2 (20.28 h) 0.05 0.48 0.32 0.14 69.57
 3 (6.50 h) 0.02 0.48 0.42 0.08 84.00
 4 (17.43 h) 0.15 0.40 0.24 0.22 52.17
 5 (8.58 h) 0.16 0.45 0.30 0.09 76.92
Griffon vulture
 1 (0.80 h) 0.04 0.38 0.45 0.13 78.59
  1. Total number of hours of flight classified by behaviour is given in italic