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Questions About Birds
Hummingbirds natural diet is flowers, and they are especially attracted to RED flowers. This preference is actually a complex relationship between hummingbirds and the flowers they pollinate, one that has…
When they are only in contact with one power line, they are not forming a complete circuit, so the electricity does not flow through them. Some larger birds, like hawks…
You do see them. But the juveniles are just as big as the adults. They grow this big before they leave the nest. You would only see the tiny hatchlings…
No, penguins can’t fly. A penguin’s wings are much smaller than other birds’ wings. Their feathers are tightly layered and contain oils that make them waterproof. Penguins use thes small…
The smallest bird in the world is the Hummingbird. It weighs only 1oz.
All animals need some kind of locomotion, or ability to move. Birds are lightweight animals that developed the ability to fly in order to adapt to their environment. Flying gave…
The fastest FLYING bird is the Spine-tailed Swift, an Asian bird that has been recorded as being able to fly at 106 mph. HOWEVER, the Peregrine falcon can DIVE much faster. It’s…
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