The bird kingdom offers such variety and these fascinating creatures can sometimes exhibit some very strange behaviour! Do you know any amazing bird facts? Why not share them with us here. You might also like to tell us where you found out your interesting fact.
Amazing fact! Did you know that the life span of a blue tit is 4 to 5 years, but can be as much as 21 years!
So they could out-live a cat?
A blue tit weighs about the same as a pound coin!
The humming bird is the only bird able to fly backwards.
The Andean condor is the world’s largest bird of prey, weighing as much as 12kg. It has a wingspan of about 3 meters.
A hummingbird has to fly if it wants to move an inch. Its feet are only strong enough for perching.
Some birds, such as the reed warbler, can sing two tunes at a time.
On average, a hen lays 300 eggs per year.
an ostriches eye is bigger than its brain and the bird that has been recored for the longest life is cocky who lived until 80!!!here is the website
winston churchills parrot was 104 years old
Cuckoo,s take other bird,s nest,s and kick the other bird out
A gannet has to get the angle and speed right so they don’t knock themselves unconscious when they hit the water, hunting for prey.
When feeding, a pelican adult will open its beak and the chick will stick its whole head right down the throat. Pigeons feed a sort of milk to their chicks, the reason why you probably won’t see a baby pigeon is because they keep their nests so well hidden and by the time they fledge they look like the adults, It would interesting to watch some pigeons develop on camera.
the largest chicken egg was laid by a white leghorn in NJ the double yolk and double shell weighed 16 ounces
adult eagles usually stay near theirnesting territory as the supply of food and weather conditions will allow
birds eat egg shells
i know they do
female birds eat their babys droppings to clean there nests
there are over 40000000 bird pets in the usa
great spotted wood peckers make their distinctive knocking sound by striking a branch with their bills 40 times a second.
wood pecker can cut a tree
a pigeons can go 100 mph
A birds hart beats 400 times per muinit
The worlds smallest flying bird is the bee humingbird native to cuba at just 5.7 cm in length and weighs 1.6 grams:
when a baby chick has died the female bird or male bird takes the chick far far away and drops it anywere on the ground
aswel as that, so a prey dosn’t smell and see the baby chick out side the nest and eat the other chicks
penguins regurgitate there food before giving it to the babies:( .
Regurgitate means they eat it then throw it up then give it to their babies:(.
The most yolks ever to be found in a single chicken’s egg is 9.
did you know Pigeon’s used to be used as mesenger’s in the first world war?