Antarctica is the only place that Waterfowl are not found. Ducks, geese, and swans roam from the oceans to desert and Artic to the tropics. Watching birds has been a favorite for quite a long time.
Most of us remember the Roadrunner, Wile E. Coyote cartoons. Now learn some interesting and true facts and information on the real roadrunner bird, (Geococcyx californianus).
Have you ever wondered which bird is larger- an Ostrich or an Emu? This article counts down the 10 largest living birds and puts to bed any argument as to which bird is the largest of them all.
There is data about this bird which are unequal to others. Besides eating upside-down, its diet and habits are not the same as other birds.
This is part 4 of a 5 part hands-on unit on zoology. Create an egg model, make edible nests, test out various types of beaks, compare bird bones with mammal bones, examine various feathers, dissect a gizzard, sing a song about bird traits, and more! My lessons are geared toward 3rd-4th grade level...
What fascinates people about these unique feathers? What symbolism has attached to the peacock, in history and art?
Summary of The Bird and the Machine This is a piece in the Science & Technology section called The Bird and the Machine. It is written by Loren Eiseley who establishes ethos immediately in the beginning of the piece when describing his...
Houston and other cities across North America have become hosts to colonies of free-ranging peafowl over the years. They are considered domestics, but may carve out a place as a recognized wild bird.
River or coast, the Belted Kingfisher is a fun bird find, but they are also skittish and won’t let you get close. Learn about this bird, its kin and my trials attempting to document them.
They are one of our best loved garden birds, so find out European Robin facts, including their myths and legends and why they are on our Christmas cards!