Amazing bird facts!

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 bird facts! — 30 Comments

  1. 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!

  2. The Andean condor is the world’s largest bird of prey, weighing as much as 12kg. It has a wingspan of about 3 meters.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. the largest chicken egg was laid by a white leghorn in NJ the double yolk and double shell weighed 16 ounces

  6. adult eagles usually stay near theirnesting territory as the supply of food and weather conditions will allow

  7. great spotted wood peckers make their distinctive knocking sound by striking a branch with their bills 40 times a second.

  8. The worlds smallest flying bird is the bee humingbird native to cuba at just 5.7 cm in length and weighs 1.6 grams:

  9. 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

  10. 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:(.

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