Asked in Birds, Care of Birds
What does a bird use its wings for?
Most birds use their wings for flight. Some of the flightless birds, or birds which do not fly much, may use their wings just for balance, especially when perching (e.g. chickens). For some flightless birds such as the kiwi, their wings appear to be without purpose. ...
Asked in Songbirds
What kind of feet does a sparrow have?
Perching birds like crow, sparrow and mynahs, have four toes-three in front and one at the back. Their toes help them to hold the branch of a tree very firmly. This act is called perching. Do you know why birds can sleep on the branch of tree at night without falling? Perching helps the birds to sleep at night without falling. This is because the toes continue to grip the branches firmly even when the bird is asleep. ...
Asked in Birds
How do perching birds manage to stay in a tree while there sleeping?
because of their sharp claws and strong feet