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  • Fact 1 - Definition: Birds are winged, bipedal (have 2 feet(, endothermic (warm-blooded), egg-laying, vertebrate animals (having a backbone)
  • Fact 2 - They are characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • Fact 3 - There are about 10,000 living species
  • Fact 4 - They can be found on every continent

  • Fact 5 - They communicate using visual signals and through calls and songs
  • Fact 6 - Feathers facilitate flight, insulation, display, camouflage and signalling
  • Fact 7 - The diet of a bird can include fruit, plants, seeds, carrion, and various small animals, including other birds
  • Fact 8 - bones of a bird are hollow and thin walled making them lighter as an adaptation to flight
  • Fact 9 - If you have seen the movie Jurassic Park then you will know that birds evolved from small meat-eating dinosaurs
  • Fact 10 - The only wingless bird in the world is the Kiwi of New Zealand

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  • Fact 11 - Pigeons can reach speeds up to 100 mph
  • Fact 12 - Penguins and ostriches are birds that do not fly
  • Fact 13 - The Ostrich (Struthio camelus) lives in Africa and is the largest of all birds. The Ostrich can run up to 70 km/h (43mph)
  • Fact 14 - The smallest bird in the world is the Humming Bird. It weighs less than 1 oz (or 1g)
  • Fact 15 - Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards
  • Fact 16 - 75% of wild birds die before they are 6 months old
  • Fact 17 - A Woodpecker can peck 20 times per second!

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  • Fact 18 - Types of birds include those detailed on the following list:
    • Waterfowl (Anseriformes)
    • Gulls, button-quails, plovers and allies (Charadriiformes)
    • Loons (Gaviiformes)
    • Grebes (Podicipediformes)
    • Albatrosses, petrels (Procellariiformes)
    • Penguins (Sphenisciformes)
    • Pelican (Pelecaniformes)
      Tropicbirds Phaethontiformes)
    • Storks (Ciconiiformes)
    • New World Vultures (Cathartiformes)
    • Flamingo (Phoenicopteriformes)
    • Falcons, eagles, hawks (Falconiformes)
    • Crane (Gruiformes)
    • Doves and pigeons (Columbiformes)
    • Parrots (Psittaciformes)
    • Cuckoos and turacos (Cuculiformes)
    • Owls (Strigiformes)
    • Swifts and hummingbirds (Apodiformes)
    • Kingfishers (Coraciiformes)
    • Woodpeckers (Piciformes)

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