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Bird Facts

Kingdom:
Five groups that classify all living things
Animalia
Phylum:
A group of animals within the animal kingdom
Chordata
Class:
A group of animals within a pylum
Aves
Type:
The animal group that the species belongs to
Bird
Diet:
What kind of foods the animal eats
Omnivore
Size (H):
How long (L) or tall (H) the animal is
5cm - 270cm (2in - 106in)
Wing Span:
The measurement from one wing tip to the other
9cm - 300cm (4in - 118in)
Weight:
The measurement of how heavy the animal is
0.002kg - 130kg (0.004lbs - 286lbs)
Top Speed:
The fastest recorded speed of the animal
322km/h (200mph)
Life Span:
How long the animal lives for
1 - 100 years
Colour:
The colour of the animal's coat or markings
Brown, Grey, White, Black, Yellow, Red, Orange, Blue, Pink
Skin Type:
The protective layer of the animal
Feathers
Favourite Food:Fruit
Habitat:
The specific area where the animal lives
Forests and shrub land close to water
Average Clutch Size:
The average number of eggs laif at once
5
Main Prey:Fruit, Spiders, Insects, Seeds
Predators:
Other animals that hunt and eat the animal
Foxes, Birds, Wild dogs
Distinctive Features:
Characteristics unique to the animal
Light, feathered body and beak

Bird Location

Map of Bird Locations

Bird

There are numerous species of bird found in a wide variety of habitats all around the world. Birds are one of the most thriving groups of animals on the planet as they generally have their habitat (the skies) to themselves.

Birds can be easily distinguished from other animals due to their sharp, pointed beaks, thin legs, wings and feathers covering their bodies. Although all bird species have wings, some are actually flightless animals that only use their wings for balance and not for flying. Where other birds, such as penguins, use their wings for swimming.

Birds are often omnivorous animals, generally eating nearly anything that they can find. Most species of bird survive on a diet primarily consisting on insects and plants such as fruits, nuts, berries and seeds.

Birds are also distinctive in the fact that they lay eggs in a similar way to other animal groups such as fish and reptiles. Birds often make nests in the trees or on the ground in which to lay their eggs.

Bird Translations

български език
Птици
Bosanski
Ptice
Català
Ocell
Cesky
Ptáci
Dansk
Fugl
Deutsch
Vögel
English
Bird
Eesti
Linnud
Español
Ave
Esperanto
Birda klaso
Suomi
Linnut
Français
Oiseau
עִבְרִית
עופות
Hrvatski
Ptice
Magyar
Madarak
Bahasa Indonesia
Unggas
Italiano
Uccelli
日本語
鳥類
Latina
Avis
Bahasa Melayu
Burung
Nederlands
Vogels
Norsk
Fugler
Polski
Ptaki
Português
Aves
Româna
Pasăre
Slovenščina
Ptiči
Svenska
Fåglar
Türkçe
Kuşlar
中文

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First Published: 14th November 2008, Last Updated: 9th January 2017 [View Sources]

Sources:
1. Christopher Perrins, Oxford University Press (2009) The Encyclopedia Of Birds [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2009]
2. David Burnie, Dorling Kindersley (2008) Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 14 Nov 2008]
3. David Burnie, Kingfisher (2011) The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2011]
4. Dorling Kindersley (2006) Dorling Kindersley Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 14 Nov 2008]
5. Richard Mackay, University of California Press (2009) The Atlas Of Endangered Species [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2009]
6. Tom Jackson, Lorenz Books (2007) The World Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 14 Nov 2008]

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