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Birds 6

Page history last edited by Stephan Arthur Joanides 11 years, 6 months ago

 

Angry Birds

 

A Bird Wiki

By Ryan, Sean, and Alister

Ryan's writing is orange.

Alister's writing is green.

Sean's writing is red.

 

 

Introduction

     Birds are an interesting kind of vertebrate. They are warm blooded animals

with feathers, wings, and two feet. Vertebrates are animals that have a back bone, birds have a back bone which makes them vertebrate.

 

 

 

Our groups animal is a vertebrate.

http://king.portlandschools.org/endangeredspecies/site/topics/anatomy/Images/Bird_skeleton.JPG

 

vertebrate-animal with a backbone. 

 

 

What Defines a Bird?

        Dictionary.com defines a bird as "any warm-blooded vertebrate of the class Aves, having a body covered with feathers, forelimbs modified into wings, scaly legs, a beak, and no teeth, and bearing young in a hard-shelled egg." Birds are unique animals in many ways. A few things unique about them is that they can fly, have feathers, and can lay eggs. Some can even copy what you say! One bird called they lyre bird can repeat what you say (Video Below). 

 

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bald_Eagle_-_%22Helga%22_-_Haliaeetus_leucocephalus2.jpg

 

 


 

 

The Bald Eagle, an endangered bird of prey that is capable of flight. The Bald Eagle symbolizes America.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/07/Emperor_Penguin_Manchot_empereur.jpg

 

This is an Emperor Penguin, just like all penguins, they cannot fly. Instead the swim, and hunt fish to provide food.

 

Types of Birds

There are 4 main types of birds they are water fowl, birds of prey, perching, and flightless birds.

The water fowls are like mallards. Birds of prey are like hawks and vultures. Perching birds are like sparrows.

Flightless birds are like ostriches.

 

http://www.ducks.org/hunting/waterfowl-id

 

Mallard (duck) flapping wings in pond.

 

 

http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/DesJardin/SavannahSparrow.htm

 Savanah Sparrow sitting on some flowers.

 

 

                                                              

http://www.naturephoto-cz.com/black-vulture:aegypius-monachus-photo-259.html

 

 

Black Vulture flying.

 

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.sciencedaily.com

 

        Here are some Flightless Birds 

 

 

Diagram of Birds

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl

                                 

 http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl

 

This picture shows the birds body and its different parts.


This picture shows the different parts of the wings.

 

Bird Videos

 

 

The Australian Lyre Bird, a bird that can almost perfectly mimic noises : http://www.break.com/index/amazing-austrailian-lyrebird.html

 

A Bird Diving For Food, from the fishes angle:

http://video.yahoo.com/watch/4921046/13107453

 

Impressive talking parrot named Einstein: http://www.ted.com/talks/einstein_the_parrot_talks_and_squawks.html

 

This is how Blue birds catch their prey:

http://www.ehow.com/video_5112924_do-bluebirds-catch-prey_.html

 

 

Bird facts

 

Birds are vertebrates.

Birds are warm blooded animals.

Birds have wings and feathers.

There are mainly 4 different kinds of birds.

which are water fowls, birds of prey,

perching birds, and flightless birds.

USA has 888 different kinds of birds.

Approximately 90 birds species has gone extinct since 1981.

The ostrich is the largest living bird.

 

 

Quiz!

1)    What covers birds?

2)    Whats one thing unique about birds?

3)    Eagles are birds of _____?

4)    Are birds invertebrates or vertebrates?

5)    What is a vertebrate?

6)    What are the 4 types of birds?

7)    What vertebrate class are they?

8)    Are birds warm-blooded or cold-blooded?

Citations

http://www.ducks.org/hunting/waterfowl-id

http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/DesJardin/SavannahSparrow.htm

http://www.naturephoto-cz.com/black-vulture:aegypius-monachus-photo-259.html

http://king.portlandschools.org/endangeredspecies/site/topics/anatomy/Images/Bird_skeleton.JPG

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bald_Eagle_-_%22Helga%22_-_Haliaeetus_leucocephalus2.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/07/Emperor_Penguin_Manchot_empereur.jpg

http://www.ducks.org/hunting/waterfowl-id

http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/DesJardin/SavannahSparrow.htm

http://www.naturephoto-cz.com/black-vulture:aegypius-monachus-photo-259.html

 http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.sciencedaily.com

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl

 http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl

http://www.break.com/index/amazing-austrailian-lyrebird.html

http://video.yahoo.com/watch/4921046/13107453

http://www.ted.com/talks/einstein_the_parrot_talks_and_squawks.html

http://www.ehow.com/video_5112924_do-bluebirds-catch-prey_.html

GAME

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/java/concentration-games/birds/

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