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Some Amazing Facts About Birds. This is for Bird lover!

Updated on December 26, 2016

  • Mute Swan is the heaviest flying bird.
  • Sooty Tern can fly 3-4 years continuously.
  • Cassowary is so dangerous that it can kill a man or animal by tearing off with its dagger like claw.
  • Penguins can dive down water to a depth of 266 metre and stay there for 18 minutes.
  • The mocking bird has the ability to imitate the songs of 40 different birds.
  • One of the most strangely named birds is Turkey. It originated in North America and was taken to Europe in 1500s. When the birds were introduced in England around AD 1541, people thought they have come from Turkey and hence named.
  • Bats can hear sounds in the frequency range of 1000 to 120,000 Hz and produce sounds 10,000 to 12,000 Hz.
  • Vampire bat sucks the blood of animals. It can even suck the blood of human beings.
  • European swift is a bird which never touches ground. It eats, drinks, sleeps and even mates while flying.
  • Only male canaries can sing.
  • The world's fastest flying bird is the peregrine Falcon which can swoop on its prey at speeds of up to 350 km/hr.
  • Flamingos owe their distinctive pink colouring to their diet.
  • Humming bird can fly backwards.
  • Parrot is the only bird that can move both the upper and lower parts of its beak.
  • Ostrich eat pebbles to help digestion by grinding up the ingested food.
  • The owl can rotate its head by 180 degrees on either side.
  • Andean Condor can survive over 70 years.
  • The most talkative bird is the African Grey Parrot.


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      pretty 5 years ago

      i was having class test the topic was any birds amazing fact so i saw here and i pass with first position

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      asiya 6 years ago

      carry on....................... nice job

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      Cleanclover 6 years ago from Piece of land!

      Thank you all. Glad you all liked it :-)

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      narendran ronaldo 6 years ago

      great job man

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      wendy 7 years ago

      nice artical :] !! !! !! !! !!

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      dansho 7 years ago

      Great article on birds. I came across an article earlier on the most poisonous birds in the world which originate from the new guinea, its fascinating how pretty little creatures can be so lethal. Take a look:

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      sarfo emmannuel 7 years ago

      what do we cell the study of bird

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      sachin 9 years ago

      facts were good and i would like ti tell one fact that is dolphin sleep with one eye open

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      ciara 9 years ago

      that stuff is so cool i had 2 do a nd i was tryen 2 do a paper on birds