The albatross is web-footed bird that can fly for a long period of time.
The Arctic tern is a small bird that flies from the Arctic to the Antarctic and back again each year.
The bald eagle is a large bird of prey. It is the symbol of the USA.
A beak is the hard, outer part of a some animal’s mouth. Birds, octopi, squid, and other animals have beaks. Some dinosaurs had them too.
A biped is an animal that walks on two legs. People and birds are bipeds. Tyrannosaurus rex was a biped.
Birds have feathers and wings. Most birds can fly.
Blackbirds are black!
The bluebird is a beautiful song bird that is the symbol of many of the states in the USA.
The blue jay is a beautiful, noisy blue bird.
Bones are hard, structural parts of the body of many animals, including birds.
Some people keep birds in cages.
The Canada goose is a large North American bird that honks.
Canaries sing very well.
The Northern Cardinal is a bird with a short, wide bill. The male is bright red; the female is brownish-red.
Carnivores are organisms that eat meat. Many birds, like eagles, are carnivores.
A huge, flightless bird from Australia with a helmet-like crest on its head.
A chick is a baby chicken. Some other baby birds are also called chicks.
A chicken is a farm animal.
A claw is a hard, sharp, curved nail on the feet of some animals. Bears, cats, birds, dinosaurs, and many other animals have claws.
Cockatoos are birds that have a large, feathery crest and a hooked bill. They are from Australia and Indonesia.
The crane is a wading bird with a long neck, a long bill, and long legs.
A crow is a very smart black bird.
Cuckoos are birds whose call sounds like coo-coo.
The dodo is an extinct, flightless bird that lived on an island in the Indian Ocean near Africa.
The dove is a bird that is a symbol of peace.
Ducks are birds that have webbed feet and a flattened bill. They swim well and live near the water.
A duckling is a young duck.
The eagle is a large bird of prey. It has a hooked bill and sharp talons.
The egret is a large wading bird.
The emperor penguin is the largest penguin; it lives on ice packs in Antarctica.
The emu is a large Australian bird that cannot fly.
Endangered species are types of animals or plants that may become extinct soon. Many birds species are endangered.
When a group of animals or plants goes extinct, they are gone forever. Some extinct animals include dinosaurs, saber-toothed cats, and dodo birds.
Birds have feathers.
The flamingo is a pink bird that eats shrimp.
The fly is a small, flying insect.
The food web (or food chain) is all of the interactions between predators and prey in which plants and animals obtain food.
A goldfish is a type of carp that makes a nice pet.
Geese are migrating birds that honk!
A gosling is a baby goose.
The great horned owl is a large bird of prey from North and South America.
The groundhog is a rodent that is also called the woodchuck.
Gulls are birds that live near oceans and lakes.
Guppies are a type of small tropical fish.
A habitat is the natural place where a plant or an animal lives. For example, a toucan’s habitat is the rainforest.
The harpy eagle is one of the largest eagles in the world. It lives in rainforests of Central America and South America.
The hawk is a bird of prey, a raptor.
A hen is a female chicken. Hens lay eggs.
A large wading bird with distinctive plumage and a long, sharp bill.
Hummingbirds are tiny birds that drink flower nectar. They can hover in the air and even fly backwards.
Jays are beautiful, noisy birds.
This junco is a small songbird from North America.
The kakapo is a large, flightless, nocturnal, solitary parrot from New Zealand.
The kiwi is a chicken-sized flightless bird from New Zealand. It is generally nocturnal (most active at night).
The kookaburra is an Australian bird whose call sounds like laughing.
The macaroni penguin is a penguin from the Antarctic that has a yellow, feathery crest on its head.
Macaws are parrots from rainforests in the Americas.
The Mallard is a common wild duck.
The meadowlark is a brightly-colored songbird that lives in meadows and grasslands.
The moa were huge, extinct, flightless birds from New Zealand.
The mockingbird is a North American bird that can mimic the songs of many other birds.
The nene is Hawaii’s state bird. It is an endangered goose that lives on volcanic slopes.
Some animals, like birds, make nests to hold their young - even some dinosaurs built nests for their eggs.
The nightingale is a bird that sings beautiful songs.
Nocturnal animals are more active at night. Owls are nocturnal birds.
The nuthatch is a small perching bird that can climb down trees and opens nuts using its bill like a hatchet.
The oriole is a black and orange bird that eats fruit and nectar. It builds a hanging nest.
The crested oropendola is a tropical black bird that makes long, pendulous nests.
The ostrich is the largest bird. It can’t fly, but it runs very fast.
Owls are birds of prey that have large eyes and very good eyesight. Most owls hunt at night.
The parrot is a beautiful bird that can imitate sounds very well.
The peacock is a beautiful bird from india. The male has a large train of feathers.
The pelican is fish-eating bird with a huge, pouched bill.
Penguins are birds that cannot fly but swim very well.
The peregrine falcon is the fastest-flying bird. It prey upon other birds.
Pets are animals that live with us, like parrots and canaries.
There are a lot of pigeons in cities.
The prairie chicken is a bird that lives in grasslands of North America.
The puffin is an Arctic sea bird.
A quail is a bird; it spends a lot of time on the ground.
The quetzal is a beautiful rain forest bird with very long tail feathers.
A small, colorful, brush-tongued parrot from Australia.
The rhea is a large, flightless bird from South America.
The roadrunner is a bird is a fast running bird that rarely flies.
The robin is a common bird with red-colored feathers on its breast.
The rockhopper penguin is a small, aggressive, crested bird that cannot fly.
The sea gull is the common name for some birds that live near oceans and lakes.
The snow goose is a migratory bird from North America.
The snowy owl is a white owl that lives in the North American tundra (a cold, snowy environment).
The sparrow is a small, common songbird.
The spotted owl is an owl from the Pacific coast of North America.
Swans are long-necked water birds.
Terns are birds that are sometimes called “sea swallows.”
The toucan is a rainforest bird that has a big, colorful beak.
Turkeys are large birds that nest on the ground.
The Umbrellabird is a rain forest bird with a large tuft of feathers on its head.
The vulture is a big, bald-headed bird that eats dead animals.
The woodpecker is a bird that can peck holes in trees.
Xenops is a rainforest bird from the Americas.