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This category really is for the birds. Class Aves in the animal kingdom, birds are bipedal, warm-blooded, winged vertebrate animals that lay eggs. With approximately 10,000 species worldwide, there is no end to the questions and answers you will find here. Fly in and flitter around.
What are lime sticks used to trap birds?
It's just a branch covered with something like a glue and placed somewhere a bird is likely to land. The bird's feet stick to the branch, much like a fly to flypaper and can be collected later by the hunter. There's no lime on or in a lime stick. ...
Asked in Flightless Birds, Birds
Which birds are flightless?
There are 7 families of flightless birds in total. They include the Kiwi, Cassowaries, Rheas, Ostriches, Tinamous, Emus and Penguins. There are also numerous flightless birds within other groups of birds which are mostly made up of species which can fly. Rails, for example, include waterfowl such as moorhens, swamp hens and other small to medium birds which can fly but prefer not to. They cannot fly for any great distance, and within the rail family, there are numerous flightless birds, such as...
Asked in Birds, Family Feud
According to Family Feud what is a bird you would not want to eat?
According to the game show Family Feud, the correct answers are as follows: Robin Crow Pigeon Parrot Buzzard Pheasant Vulture Owl Other answers from other people on Answers.com (not the game show itself) include the following: Eagle Hawk Hummingbird Ostrich Parrot Peacock Raven Duck (some really don't like the oily taste/texture of duck meat) Goose (same with duck) Flamingo Pheasant ...
Asked in New Zealand, Birds
What do New Zealand Fantails eat?
Fantails, (Piwakawaka), mainly feed on invertebrates, with occasionally fruit and somewhat. I have a photo of a fantail feeding with its feet in a shallow stream - presumably some floating food. Their fan-shaped tail is of immense value in allowing nimble turns in flight. See the related link below for more information. ...
Did crocodiles share a common ancestor with birds?
Yes. According to comparative genomics and morphology, crocodiles and birds share a common ancestor in Archosauria. ...
Asked in Birds
What are webbed feet birds called?
The only kind of birds that have webbed feet are seafowl. So, if a bird, has webbed feet, he or she can generally be called a seafowl. ACTUALLY, A lot of birds that do not live in or around the sea have webbed feet as well - many ducks for instance. However, birds CAN be be categorized by their feet. Birds that have webs between their front three toes are called palmate. Birds that have feet that are not completely webbed are called semipalmate...
What is the largest member of the parrot family?
The largest member of the parrot family by weight is the Kakapo, which lives in New Zealand. The kakapo can weigh from 1.5 to 3kg (52.5 - 105 ounces) for males, and 950g to 1.6kg (31.6 - 56 oz) for females. The kakapo averages 65cm in length (25 inches). The kakapo is the world's only flightless parrot. The largest member of the parrot family by size is the Hyacinth Macaw which lives in south-central South America. The Hyacinth Macaw easily reaches 100cm...