Category: birds

The secret life of birds

We watch them from the earth as they soar across the sky and for thousands of years mankind has been in awe. […]

12/16/2011. Category: birds. Tags: , ,

Parrot facts – beautiful, noisy and poop a lot

There are 372 species of parrots in 86 genera in the Psittaciformes order, subdivided in 3 families: Psittacidae (true parrots), Cacatuidae (cockatoos) […]

10/14/2010. Category: birds. Tags:

Feathers per square inch

A swan has up to 25,000 feathers but a hummingbird has the fewest feathers of all birds – only about 1,000 feathers. […]

08/01/2010. Category: birds. Tags: ,

Bird that barks instead of sings

The Antpitta avis canis Ridgley is a bird that looks like a stuffed duck on stilts and barks like a dog. The […]

02/03/2010. Category: birds. Tags: ,