In some animals, the jaws together with their horny covering. The beak usually refers to the bill of birds in which the whole varies greatly in form according of the food and habits of the bird. While the beak refers most commonly to birds, the anatomical counterpart is found also in the turtle, squid, and octopus. (From Webster, 3d ed & Storer, et al., General Zoology, 6th ed, p491, 755)
A plant genus of the family PTERIDACEAE. Members contain entkaurane DITERPENES. The name is similar to bracken fern (PTERIDIUM).
Warm-blooded VERTEBRATES possessing FEATHERS and belonging to the class Aves.
The reproductive cells of plants.
Inorganic or organic salts and esters of arsenic acid.
The reproductive elements of lower organisms, such as BACTERIA; FUNGI; and cryptogamic plants.
A shiny gray element with atomic symbol As, atomic number 33, and atomic weight 75. It occurs throughout the universe, mostly in the form of metallic arsenides. Most forms are toxic. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), arsenic and certain arsenic compounds have been listed as known carcinogens. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
An order of BIRDS comprised of several families and more than 300 species. It includes COCKATOOS; PARROTS; PARAKEETS; macaws; and BUDGERIGARS.
Substances which pollute the soil. Use for soil pollutants in general or for which there is no specific heading.
Inorganic salts or organic esters of arsenious acid.
Making an incision in the STERNUM.
A set of twelve curved bones which connect to the vertebral column posteriorly, and terminate anteriorly as costal cartilage. Together, they form a protective cage around the internal thoracic organs.
The upper or most anterior segment of the STERNUM which articulates with the CLAVICLE and first two pairs of RIBS.
A developmental anomaly in which the lower sternum is posteriorly dislocated and concavely deformed, resulting in a funnel-shaped thorax.
Flat keratinous structures found on the skin surface of birds. Feathers are made partly of a hollow shaft fringed with barbs. They constitute the plumage.
Large crested BIRDS in the family Cacatuidae, found in Australia, New Guinea, and islands adjacent to the Philippines. The cockatiel (species Nymphicus hollandicus) is much smaller.
Common name for small PASSERIFORMES in the family Fringillidae. They have a short stout bill (BEAK) adapted for crushing SEEDS. Some species of Old World finches are called CANARIES.
Pathologic process consisting of a partial or complete disruption of the layers of a surgical wound.
PASSERIFORMES of the suborder, Oscines, in which the flexor tendons of the toes are separate, and the lower syrinx has 4 to 9 pairs of tensor muscles inserted at both ends of the tracheal half rings. They include many commonly recognized birds such as CROWS; FINCHES; robins; SPARROWS; and SWALLOWS.
Methods to repair breaks in tissue caused by trauma or to close surgical incisions.
BIRDS of the large family Psittacidae, widely distributed in tropical regions and having a distinctive stout, curved hooked bill. The family includes LOVEBIRDS; AMAZON PARROTS; conures; PARAKEETS; and many other kinds of parrots.
Inflammation of the mediastinum, the area between the pleural sacs.
An order of BIRDS including over 300 species that primarily inhabit coastal waters, beaches, and marshes. They are comprised of shorebirds, gulls, and terns.
A widely distributed order of perching BIRDS, including more than half of all bird species.
Diseases of birds not considered poultry, therefore usually found in zoos, parks, and the wild. The concept is differentiated from POULTRY DISEASES which is for birds raised as a source of meat or eggs for human consumption, and usually found in barnyards, hatcheries, etc.
Periodic movements of animals in response to seasonal changes or reproductive instinct. Hormonal changes are the trigger in at least some animals. Most migrations are made for reasons of climatic change, feeding, or breeding.
A non-vascular form of connective tissue composed of CHONDROCYTES embedded in a matrix that includes CHONDROITIN SULFATE and various types of FIBRILLAR COLLAGEN. There are three major types: HYALINE CARTILAGE; FIBROCARTILAGE; and ELASTIC CARTILAGE.
The application of a vacuum across the surface of a wound through a foam dressing cut to fit the wound. This removes wound exudates, reduces build-up of inflammatory mediators, and increases the flow of nutrients to the wound thus promoting healing.
The outer margins of the thorax containing SKIN, deep FASCIA; THORACIC VERTEBRAE; RIBS; STERNUM; and MUSCLES.
Virus diseases caused by the CIRCOVIRIDAE.
The developmental entity of a fertilized chicken egg (ZYGOTE). The developmental process begins about 24 h before the egg is laid at the BLASTODISC, a small whitish spot on the surface of the EGG YOLK. After 21 days of incubation, the embryo is fully developed before hatching.
The sole family in the order Sphenisciformes, comprised of 17 species of penguins in six genera. They are flightless seabirds of the Southern Hemisphere, highly adapted for marine life.
Sounds used in animal communication.
A genus of the family CIRCOVIRIDAE that infects SWINE; PSITTACINES; and non-psittacine BIRDS. Species include Beak and feather disease virus causing a fatal disease in psittacine birds, and Porcine circovirus causing postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome in pigs (PORCINE POSTWEANING MULTISYSTEMIC WASTING SYNDROME).
A formal financial agreement made between one or more physicians and a hospital to provide ambulatory alternative services to those patients who do not require hospitalization.
Slender-bodies diurnal insects having large, broad wings often strikingly colored and patterned.
Institutional funding for facilities and for equipment which becomes a part of the assets of the institution.
Use for articles on the investing of funds for income or profit.
Terminal facilities used for aircraft takeoff and landing and including facilities for handling passengers. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed.)
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
The systematic arrangement of entities in any field into categories classes based on common characteristics such as properties, morphology, subject matter, etc.
Creation and development of bodies within solar systems, includes study of early planetary geology.
A supergroup (some say phylum) of ameboid EUKARYOTES, comprising ARCHAMOEBAE; LOBOSEA; and MYCETOZOA.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.
A common name for fish of the family Percidae, belonging to the suborder Percoidei, order PERCIFORMES.
An activity in which the organism plunges into water. It includes scuba and bell diving. Diving as natural behavior of animals goes here, as well as diving in decompression experiments with humans or animals.
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The Arctic tern is a medium-sized bird around 33-36 cm (13-14 in) from the tip of its beak to the tip of its tail. The wingspan ... Sterna hirundinacea), Kerguelen (S. virgata), and Antarctic (S. vittata) terns. On the wintering grounds, the Arctic tern can ... ISBN 0-19-857507-6. Heavisides, A.; Hodgson, M.S.; Kerr, I. (1983). Birds in Northumbria 1982. Tyneside Bird Club. "Birds of ... The Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) is a tern in the family Laridae. This bird has a circumpolar breeding distribution covering ...
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Sterna dougallii Common tern, Sterna hirundo Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea Antarctic tern, Sterna vittata (V) Royal tern, ... A shrike's beak is hooked, like that of a typical bird of prey. Red-backed shrike, Lanius collurio Lesser gray shrike, Lanius ... 2019 List of birds Lists of birds by region Birds of Namibia - World Institute for Conservation and Environment Bird pages on ... and go-away-birds make up the bird family Musophagidae. They are medium-sized arboreal birds. The turacos and plantain eaters ...
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Sterna hirundinacea Antarctic tern, Sterna vittata (H) Forster's tern, Sterna forsteri (H) Snowy-crowned tern, Sterna trudeaui ... These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons, and keen eyesight. ... doi.org/10.2173/bow.glamac1.01 List of birds Lists of birds by region Birds of Argentina and its departments - World Institute ... Sterna hirundo Roseate tern, Sterna dougallii (H) Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea South American tern, ...
These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons and keen eyesight. ... Bay-backed shrike, Lanius vittatus (A). *Long-tailed shrike, Lanius schach (A) ... Common tern, Sterna hirundo. *White-cheeked tern, Sterna repressa. *Great crested tern, Thalasseus bergii ... "Bird Checklists of the World. Avibase. Retrieved 27 April 2020.. *. Clements, James F. (2000). Birds of the World: a Checklist ...
Sterna dougallii Black-naped tern, Sterna sumatrana Common tern, Sterna hirundo Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea Black-bellied ... A shrike's beak is hooked, like that of a typical bird of prey. Tiger shrike, Lanius tigrinus Bull-headed shrike, Lanius ... Lanius vittatus Long-tailed shrike, Lanius schach Gray-backed shrike, Lanius tephronotus Gray-capped shrike, Lanius ... Cicinnurus magnificus Blue bird-of-paradise, Cicinnurus rudolphi Emperor bird-of-paradise, Cicinnurus guilielmi Red bird-of- ...
A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey. There are 8 species which have been recorded in Angola. Red-backed ... Sterna dougallii Common tern, Sterna hirundo Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea Little tern, Sternula albifrons Damara tern, ... Narina trogon, Apaloderma narina Bar-tailed trogon, Apaloderma vittatum Order: Coraciiformes Family: Alcedinidae Kingfishers ... "Checklist of birds of Angola". Bird Checklists of the World. Avibase. Retrieved 27 April 2007. Clements, James F. (2000). Birds ...
A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey. Red-backed shrike, Lanius collurio Red-tailed shrike, Lanius ... Narina trogon, Apaloderma narina Bar-tailed trogon, Apaloderma vittatum Order: Bucerotiformes Family: Upupidae Hoopoes have ... Sterna hirundo (A) African skimmer, Rynchops flavirostris Order: Ciconiiformes Family: Ciconiidae Storks are large, long-legged ... "Checklist of birds of Malawi". Bird Checklists of the World. Avibase. Retrieved 27 April 2020. Birds of Malawi - World ...
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Sterna hirundo Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea South American tern, Sterna hirundinacea Snowy-crowned tern, Sterna trudeaui (V) ... These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons, and keen eyesight. ... Pachyptila vittata (V) Antarctic prion, Pachyptila desolata Slender-billed prion, Pachyptila belcheri Gray petrel, Procellaria ... List of birds Lists of birds by region Birds of Peru - World Institute for Conservation and Environment. ...
Sterna striata Black-naped tern, Sterna sumatrana Common tern, Sterna hirundo Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea (A) Great crested ... Fringillidae Finches are small to moderately large seed-eating passerine birds with a strong beak, usually conical and in some ... Pachyptila vittata (A) Salvin's prion, Pachyptila salvini Antarctic prion, Pachyptila desolata (A) Slender-billed prion, ... List of birds Lists of birds by region List of birds of Australia Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds Christidis, ...
Roseate tern (Sterna dougallii) - VR/V - Pedra Branca. *Black-naped tern (Sterna sumatrana) - U/RB - Changi, Johor Strait, ... These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons and keen eyesight. ... Laced woodpecker (Picus vittatus) - C/RB - woodlands. *Banded woodpecker (Chrysophlegma miniaceum) - C/RB - forests ... "Bird Checklists of the World. Avibase. Retrieved 27 January 2020.. *. Clements, James F. (2000). Birds of the World: a ...
A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey. There are 8 species which have been recorded in Equatorial Guinea. Red- ... Sterna hirundo Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea Little tern, Sternula albifrons Damara tern, Sternula balaenarum Bridled tern, ... Narina trogon, Apaloderma narina Bare-cheeked trogon, Apaloderma aequatoriale Bar-tailed trogon, Apaloderma vittatum Order: ... Gymnoris dentata List of birds Lists of birds by region Gill, F. and D. Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.2). Doi ...
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A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey. Red-backed shrike, Lanius collurio Lesser gray shrike, Lanius minor ... Narina trogon, Apaloderma narina Bar-tailed trogon, Apaloderma vittatum Order: Bucerotiformes Family: Upupidae Hoopoes have ... Sterna hirundo (A) African skimmer, Rynchops flavirostris Order: Ciconiiformes Family: Ciconiidae Storks are large, long-legged ... Emberiza tahapisi List of birds Lists of birds by region Gill, F. and D. Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.2). doi: ...
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A shrike's beak is hooked, like that of a typical bird of prey. Red-backed shrike, Lanius collurio Red-tailed shrike, Lanius ... Narina trogon, Apaloderma narina Bar-tailed trogon, Apaloderma vittatum Order: Coraciiformes Family: Upupidae Hoopoes have ... Sterna hirundo (A) Lesser crested tern, Thalasseus bengalensis (A) African skimmer, Rynchops flavirostris Order: Ciconiiformes ... and go-away-birds make up the bird family Musophagidae. They are medium-sized arboreal birds. The turacos and plantain-eaters ...
Swimming birds have a wide sternum, while walking birds have a long or high sternum and flying birds have a sternum width and ... Beak[edit]. Main article: Beak. The beak, bill, or rostrum is an external anatomical structure of birds which is used for ... "The 20-cm Spiny Penis of the Argentine Lake Duck (Oxyura vittata)" (PDF). The Auk. 117 (3): 820-825. doi:10.1642/0004-8038( ... Birds also lack teeth or even a true jaw, instead having a beak, which is far more lightweight. The beaks of many baby birds ...
Swimming birds have a wide sternum, walking birds have a long sternum, and flying birds have a sternum that is nearly equal in ... Birds also lack teeth or even a true jaw, and instead have a beak, which is far more lightweight. The beaks of many baby birds ... McCracken, KG (2000). "The 20-cm Spiny Penis of the Argentine Lake Duck (Oxyura vittata)" (PDF). The Auk. 117 (3): 820-825. doi ... top beak), and the mandible (bottom beak). The skull of a normal bird usually weighs about 1% of the bird's total body weight. ...
Sterna dougallii Common tern, Sterna hirundo Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea (A) Forster's tern, Sterna forsteri (A) Royal tern ... Pelecanidae Pelicans are very large water birds with a distinctive pouch under their beak Like other birds in the order ... Amazona vittata (E) Red-crowned parrot, Amazona viridigenalis (I) Yellow-headed parrot, Amazona oratrix (I) Yellow-naped parrot ... "Puerto Rican birds". Retrieved May 19, 2006. Puerto Rico portal Biology portal Birds portal Fauna of Puerto Rico List of birds ...
A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey. There are 31 species worldwide and 3 species which occur in Malaysia. ... Roseate tern, Sterna dougallii. *Black-naped tern, Sterna sumatrana. *Common tern, Sterna hirundo ... Laced woodpecker, Picus vittatus. *Grey-faced woodpecker, Picus canus. *Olive-backed woodpecker, Dinopium rafflesii ... Lists of birds by region. References[edit]. *. Lepage, Denis. "Checklist of birds of Malaysia". Bird Checklists of the World. ...
Confuciusornis sanctus, a Cretaceous bird from China that lived 125 million years ago, is the oldest known bird to have a beak. ... The ribs are flattened and the sternum is keeled for the attachment of flight muscles except in the flightless bird orders. The ... "The 20-cm Spiny Penis of the Argentine Lake Duck (Oxyura vittata)" (PDF). The Auk. 117 (3): 820-825. doi:10.1642/0004-8038( ... Classification of bird orders. See also: List of birds. Cladogram of modern bird relationships based on Prum, R.O. et al. (2015 ...
Swimming birds have a wide sternum, while walking birds have a long or high sternum and flying birds have a sternum width and ... Birds also lack teeth or even a true jaw, instead having a beak, which is far more lightweight. The beaks of many baby birds ... "The 20-cm Spiny Penis of the Argentine Lake Duck (Oxyura vittata)" (PDF). The Auk. 117 (3): 820-825. doi:10.1642/0004-8038( ... Beak. Main article: Beak. The beak, bill, or rostrum is an external anatomical structure of birds which is used for eating and ...
Swimming birds have a wide sternum, walking birds have a long sternum, and flying birds have a sternum that is nearly equal in ... Beak[edit]. Main article: Beak. The beak, bill, or rostrum is an external anatomical structure of birds which is used for ... "The 20-cm Spiny Penis of the Argentine Lake Duck (Oxyura vittata)" (PDF). The Auk. 117 (3): 820-825. doi:10.1642/0004-8038( ... Birds also lack teeth or even a true jaw, and instead have a beak, which is far more lightweight. The beaks of many baby birds ...
Sterna hirundo Black-bellied tern, Sterna acuticauda River tern, Sterna aurantia White-cheeked tern, Sterna repressa Great ... A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey. Red-backed shrike, Lanius collurio Red-tailed shrike, Lanius ... phoenicuroides Isabelline shrike, Lanius isabellinus Brown shrike, Lanius cristatus Bay-backed shrike, Lanius vittatus Long- ... These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons and keen eyesight. Black ...
Sterna hirundo Black-bellied tern, Sterna acuticauda River tern, Sterna aurantia Indian skimmer, Rynchops albicollis Order: ... A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey. Red-backed shrike, Lanius collurio (A) Isabelline shrike, Lanius ... isabellinus (A) Brown shrike, Lanius cristatus Bay-backed shrike, Lanius vittatus Long-tailed shrike, Lanius schach Gray-backed ... These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons and keen eyesight. Black ...
Sterna dougallii Common tern, Sterna hirundo Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea (A) White-cheeked tern, Sterna repressa Great ... A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey. Red-backed shrike, Lanius collurio Red-tailed shrike, Lanius ... phoenicuroides Isabelline shrike, Lanius isabellinus Brown shrike, Lanius cristatus (A) Bay-backed shrike, Lanius vittatus (A) ... List of birds Lists of birds by region Gill, F. and D. Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.2). doi:10.14344/IOC.ML. ...
These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons, and keen eyesight. ... Oxyura vittata (H) Order: Galliformes Family: Cracidae The Cracidae are large birds, similar in general appearance to turkeys. ... Sterna paradisaea (H) Order: Eurypygiformes Family: Eurypygidae The sunbittern is a bittern-like bird of tropical regions of ... List of birds Lists of birds by region Birds of Bolivia - World Institute for Conservation and Environment. ...
Sterna dougallii Common tern, Sterna hirundo Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea Royal tern, Thalasseus maximus Great crested tern, ... A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey. Red-backed shrike, Lanius collurio (A) Red-tailed shrike, Lanius ... Narina trogon, Apaloderma narina Bare-cheeked trogon, Apaloderma aequatoriale Bar-tailed trogon, Apaloderma vittatum Order: ... plantain eaters and go-away-birds make up the bird family Musophagidae. They are medium-sized arboreal birds. The turacos and ...
Sterna aurantia Common tern, Sterna hirundo Black-bellied tern, Sterna acuticauda Whiskered tern, Chlidonias hybrida White- ... These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons and keen eyesight. Black ... like a bird of prey. Brown shrike, Lanius cristatus Isabelline shrike, Lanius isabellinus Bay-backed shrike, Lanius vittatus ... In general, sparrows tend to be small, plump, brown or grey birds with short tails and short powerful beaks. Sparrows are seed ...
Sterna hirundo (V) Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea (V) Snowy-crowned Tern, Sterna trudeaui (H) Royal Tern, Thalasseus maximus (H ... In general, sparrows tend to be small, plump, brown or gray birds with short tails and short powerful beaks. Sparrows are seed ... Oxyura vittata (V) Order: Galliformes Family: Cracidae The Cracidae are large birds, similar in general appearance to turkeys. ... doi.org/10.2173/bow.glamac1.01 List of birds Lists of birds by region Birds of Paraguay - World Institute for Conservation and ...
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Sterna sumatrana Common tern, Sterna hirundo Black-bellied tern, Sterna acuticauda River tern, Sterna aurantia Great crested ... A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey. Tiger shrike, Lanius tigrinus Brown shrike, Lanius cristatus Burmese ... Picus vittatus Gray-headed woodpecker, Picus canus Black-headed woodpecker, Picus erythropygius Greater yellownape, ... Emberiza rutila List of birds Lists of birds by region Gill, F. and D. Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.2). doi: ...
A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey. Brown shrike, Lanius cristatus Bay-backed shrike, Lanius vittatus (A) ... Sterna aurantia (A) Order: Ciconiiformes Family: Ciconiidae Storks are large, long-legged, long-necked, wading birds with long ... List of birds Lists of birds by region Gill, F. and D. Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.2). doi:10.14344/IOC.ML. ... These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons and keen eyesight. Black ...
Pelecanidae Pelicans are very large water birds with a distinctive pouch under their beak. Like other birds in the order ... Sterna hirundo LC Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea LC Forster's tern, Sterna forsteri LC Royal tern, Thalasseus maximus LC Great ... Amazona vittata (Puerto Rico) (EP) CR Orange-winged parrot, Amazona amazonica (Puerto Rico) (I) LC Red-crowned parrot, Amazona ... 2021 List of birds Lists of birds by region List of endemic birds of Hawaii Fauna of the United States Birds of the USA - World ...
The scales of birds are composed of the same keratin as beaks, claws, and spurs. They are found mainly on the toes and ... The ribs are flattened and the sternum is keeled for the attachment of flight muscles except in the flightless bird orders. The ... McCracken, KG (2000). "The 20-cm Spiny Penis of the Argentine Lake Duck (Oxyura vittata)" (PDF). The Auk. 117 (3): 820-825. doi ... Bird biogeography Birds and Science from the National Audubon Society Cornell Lab of Ornithology "Bird" at the Encyclopedia of ...
Sterna hirundo Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea (A) Black-bellied tern, Sterna acuticauda (A) River tern, Sterna aurantia Great ... A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey. Tiger shrike, Lanius tigrinus Bull-headed shrike, Lanius bucephalus (A ... Picus vittatus Gray-headed woodpecker, Picus canus Black-headed woodpecker, Picus erythropygius Greater yellownape, ... These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons and keen eyesight. Black ...
Sterna vittata Order: Ciconiiformes Family: Ciconiidae Storks are large, long-legged, long-necked, wading birds with long, ... They differ from hawks, eagles and kites in that they kill with their beaks instead of their talons. One species has been ... Tristan thrush, Turdus eremita (E) "Tristan da Cunha Islands bird checklist - Avibase - Bird Checklists of the World". avibase. ... This is a list of the bird species recorded in Tristan da Cunha. The avifauna of Tristan da Cunha include a total of eighty- ...
Sterna vittata) and Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea). White-fronted tern flying with fish in its beak. Adult in flight. Breeding ... The white-fronted tern (Sterna striata) also known as Tara, Sea Swallow, Black-billed Tern, Kahawai Bird, Southern Tern, or ... The species is closely related to the Common tern (Sterna hirundo), Roseate tern (Sterna dougallii), Black-naped tern (Sterna ... Sterna striata)". Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. Retrieved 2 March 2019.. ...
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Sterna hirundo (V) Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea (V) South American tern, Sterna hirundinacea Antarctic tern, Sterna vittata ... These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons, and keen eyesight. ... In general, sparrows tend to be small, plump, brown or gray birds with short tails and short powerful beaks. Sparrows are seed ... These birds are notable for their vocalizations, especially their ability to mimic a wide variety of birds and other sounds ...
These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons and keen eyesight. ... Bay-backed shrike, Lanius vittatus (A). *Long-tailed shrike, Lanius schach (A) ... Common tern, Sterna hirundo. *White-cheeked tern, Sterna repressa. *Great crested tern, Thalasseus bergii ... "Bird Checklists of the World. Avibase. Retrieved 27 April 2020.. *. Clements, James F. (2000). Birds of the World: a Checklist ...
... straight beak without wax and a hook at the end and a slightly bent back. All terns fly beautifully, live on ... Sterna) are a genus of the tern family and are distinguished by a long, ... Kerguelen tern Sterna vittata J. F. Gmelin. *tern Sterna dougallii - pink tern Sterna hirundo - river tern Sterna hirundinacea ... Black-bellied tern Sterna acuticauda. 2220. Indian tern Sterna aurantia. 2221. Arabian Tern Sterna. What where When? s world ...
Roseate tern (Sterna dougallii) - VR/V - Pedra Branca. *Black-naped tern (Sterna sumatrana) - U/RB - Changi, Johor Strait, ... These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons and keen eyesight. ... Laced woodpecker (Picus vittatus) - C/RB - woodlands. *Banded woodpecker (Chrysophlegma miniaceum) - C/RB - forests ... "Bird Checklists of the World. Avibase. Retrieved 27 January 2020.. *. Clements, James F. (2000). Birds of the World: a ...
Sterna hirundo Black-bellied tern, Sterna acuticauda River tern, Sterna aurantia White-cheeked tern, Sterna repressa Great ... A typical shrikes beak is hooked, like a bird of prey. Red-backed shrike, Lanius collurio Red-tailed shrike, Lanius ... phoenicuroides Isabelline shrike, Lanius isabellinus Brown shrike, Lanius cristatus Bay-backed shrike, Lanius vittatus Long- ... These birds have powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs, powerful talons and keen eyesight. Black ...
Rusty bird grasshopper. Stilpnochlora couloniana. ◦ Giant katydid. Turpilia rostrata. ◦ Narrow-beaked katydid ... Sterna forsteri. ◦ Forsters tern. Sterna paradisaea. ◦ Arctic tern. Thalasseus maximus. ◦ Royal tern. Tringa flavipes. ◦ ... Clibnarius vittatus. ◦ Thinstripe hermit crab. Coenobita clypeatus. ◦ Caribbean land hermit crab. Emerita talpoida. ◦ Atlantic ... American bird grasshopper. Schistocerca damnifica. ◦ Mischievous bird grasshopper. Schistocerca rubignosa. ◦ ...
Rusty bird grasshopper. Stilpnochlora couloniana. ◦ Giant katydid. Turpilia rostrata. ◦ Narrow-beaked katydid ... Sterna forsteri. ◦ Forsters tern. Sterna paradisaea. ◦ Arctic tern. Thalasseus maximus. ◦ Royal tern. Tringa flavipes. ◦ ... Clibnarius vittatus. ◦ Thinstripe hermit crab. Coenobita clypeatus. ◦ Caribbean land hermit crab. Emerita talpoida. ◦ Atlantic ... American bird grasshopper. Schistocerca damnifica. ◦ Mischievous bird grasshopper. Schistocerca rubignosa. ◦ ...
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Swimming birds have a wide sternum, walking birds have a long sternum, and flying birds have a sternum that is nearly equal in ... Birds also lack teeth or even a true jaw, and instead have a beak, which is far more lightweight. The beaks of many baby birds ... "The 20-cm Spiny Penis of the Argentine Lake Duck (Oxyura vittata)" (PDF). The Auk. 117 (3): 820-825. doi:10.1642/0004-8038( ... Beak. Main article: Beak The beak, bill, or rostrum is an external anatomical structure of birds which is used for eating and ...
1 million records about 10,000 species and 22,000 subspecies of birds, including distribution information for 12,000 regions, ... Avibase is an extensive database information system about all birds of the world, containing over & ... Sterna hirundo. Rare/Accidental Arctic Tern. Sterna paradisaea. Rare/Accidental Snowy-crowned Tern. Sterna trudeaui. Rare/ ... Silver-beaked Tanager. Ramphocelus carbo. Diademed Tanager. Stephanophorus diadematus. Rare/Accidental Fawn-breasted Tanager. ...
1 million records about 10,000 species and 22,000 subspecies of birds, including distribution information for 12,000 regions, ... Avibase is an extensive database information system about all birds of the world, containing over & ... Silver-beaked Tanager. Ramphocelus carbo. Coal-crested Finch. Charitospiza eucosma. Near-threatened. ... Oxyura vittata. Coscoroba Swan. Coscoroba coscoroba. Black-necked Swan. Cygnus melancoryphus. Brazilian Merganser. Mergus ...
Birds, ,Temporal range:, ... World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and ... Modern birds are characterised by feathers, a beak with no teeth, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a ... The ribs are flattened and the sternum is keeled for the attachment of flight muscles except in the flightless bird orders. The ... McCracken, KG (2000). "The 20-cm Spiny Penis of the Argentine Lake Duck (Oxyura vittata)". The Auk 117 (3): 820-825. ...
Sterna hirundo (NB) Common Tern Gaviotín Común. Sterna paradisaea (NB) Arctic Tern Gaviotín del Artico. Sterna hirundinacea ... The Andean Condor is becoming more common in bird shows, and these large birds can prove very powerful and aggressive, so a ... Pachyptila vittata (V) Broad-billed Prion Petrel Azul de Pico Ancho. Pachyptila desolata (NB) Dove (Antarctic) Prion Petrel ... Ramphocelus carbo Silver-beaked Tanager Tangara de Pico Plateado. Ramphocelus flammigerus (H) Flame-rumped Tanager Tangara de ...
Modern birds are characterised by feathers, a beak with no teeth, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a ... The ribs are flattened and the sternum is keeled for the attachment of flight muscles except in the flightless bird orders. The ... McCracken, KG (2000). "The 20-cm Spiny Penis of the Argentine Lake Duck (Oxyura vittata)". The Auk 117 (3): 820-825. ... About 60 extant bird species are flightless, as were many extinct birds.[104] Flightlessness often arises in birds on isolated ...
Confuciusornis sanctus, a Cretaceous bird from China that lived 125 million years ago, is the oldest known bird to have a beak. ... The ribs are flattened and the sternum is keeled for the attachment of flight muscles except in the flightless bird orders. The ... "The 20-cm Spiny Penis of the Argentine Lake Duck (Oxyura vittata)" (PDF). The Auk. 117 (3): 820-825. doi:10.1642/0004-8038( ... Classification of bird orders. See also: List of birds. Cladogram of modern bird relationships based on Prum, R.O. et al. (2015 ...
The birds breed in colonies; each pair excavates its own nest by means of beak and claw. Into the holes dug out in this manner ... Sterna melanogaster_), 57 --river, (_Sterna seena_), 57 Thrush, blue rock (_Petrophila cyanus_), 192 --Himalayan whistling (_ ... The other common species are the bay-backed (_L. vittatus_) and the rufous-backed shrike (_L. erythronotus_). These are smaller ... HIS BOOK BOMBAY DUCKS BIRDS OF THE PLAINS INDIAN BIRDS JUNGLE FOLK GLIMPSES OF INDIAN BIRDS BIRDS OF THE INDIAN HILLS _IN ...
Rusty bird grasshopper. Stilpnochlora couloniana. ◦ Giant katydid. Turpilia rostrata. ◦ Narrow-beaked katydid ... Sterna forsteri. ◦ Forsters tern. Sterna paradisaea. ◦ Arctic tern. Thalasseus maximus. ◦ Royal tern. Tringa flavipes. ◦ ... Clibnarius vittatus. ◦ Thinstripe hermit crab. Coenobita clypeatus. ◦ Caribbean land hermit crab. Emerita talpoida. ◦ Atlantic ... American bird grasshopper. Schistocerca damnifica. ◦ Mischievous bird grasshopper. Schistocerca rubignosa. ◦ ...
Rusty bird grasshopper. Stilpnochlora couloniana. ◦ Giant katydid. Turpilia rostrata. ◦ Narrow-beaked katydid ... Sterna forsteri. ◦ Forsters tern. Sterna paradisaea. ◦ Arctic tern. Thalasseus maximus. ◦ Royal tern. Tringa flavipes. ◦ ... Clibnarius vittatus. ◦ Thinstripe hermit crab. Coenobita clypeatus. ◦ Caribbean land hermit crab. Emerita talpoida. ◦ Atlantic ... American bird grasshopper. Schistocerca damnifica. ◦ Mischievous bird grasshopper. Schistocerca rubignosa. ◦ ...
Rusty bird grasshopper. Stilpnochlora couloniana. ◦ Giant katydid. Turpilia rostrata. ◦ Narrow-beaked katydid ... Sterna forsteri. ◦ Forsters tern. Sterna paradisaea. ◦ Arctic tern. Thalasseus maximus. ◦ Royal tern. Tringa flavipes. ◦ ... Clibnarius vittatus. ◦ Thinstripe hermit crab. Coenobita clypeatus. ◦ Caribbean land hermit crab. Emerita talpoida. ◦ Atlantic ... American bird grasshopper. Schistocerca damnifica. ◦ Mischievous bird grasshopper. Schistocerca rubignosa. ◦ ...
  • The ostrich is a flightless bird native to Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • [7] Flightless birds, such as ostriches , lack a keeled sternum and have denser and heavier bones compared to birds that fly. (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • Flightless birds include ratites , penguins , and diverse endemic island species. (worldlibrary.org)
  • Wings, which evolved from forelimbs , gave birds the ability to fly , although further evolution has led to the loss of flight in flightless birds , including ratites , penguins , and diverse endemic island species of birds . (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of this, birds usually have a smaller number of bones than other terrestrial vertebrates. (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • Birds are the only vertebrates to have fused collarbones and a keeled breastbone . (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • Birds ( Class (biology) Aves or clade Avialae ) are feathered , winged , two-legged , warm-blooded , egg -laying vertebrates . (worldlibrary.org)
  • Birds ( Aves ) are a group of endothermic vertebrates , characterised by feathers , toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart , and a strong yet lightweight skeleton . (wikipedia.org)
  • Hirundo L.) 40 cm, beak barely about the size of the head, upper side is ash-gray, lower white, on the first flight there is a dark stripe, head is black from above in summer, white forehead in winter , and the back of the head with white and black spots, the beak is red with a black tip, the legs are red. (flamingofanny.com)
  • The white-fronted tern (Sterna striata) also known as Tara, Sea Swallow, Black-billed Tern, Kahawai Bird, Southern Tern, or Swallow tail, was first described by Johann Friedrich Gmelin in 1789. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sterna ) Is a genus of the tern family and is distinguished by a long, straight beak without wax and a hook at the end and a weakly bent back. (flamingofanny.com)
  • Tern Trudeau Sterna trudeaui. (flamingofanny.com)
  • 2219. Black-bellied tern Sterna acuticauda. (flamingofanny.com)
  • 2220. Indian tern Sterna aurantia. (flamingofanny.com)
  • 2221. Arabian Tern Sterna. (flamingofanny.com)
  • Common nighthawk, Chordeiles minor (A) Order Gruiformes Family Rallidae Rails are usually secretive birds. (wikipedia.org)
  • In general they are shy and secretive birds, making them difficult to observe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Birds also have digestive and respiratory systems that are uniquely adapted for flight. (worldlibrary.org)
  • Birds also lack teeth or even a true jaw , and instead have a beak , which is far more lightweight. (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • Modern birds are characterised by feathers , a beak with no teeth , the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart , and a lightweight but strong skeleton . (worldlibrary.org)
  • Their oddly shaped beaks are specially adapted to separate mud and silt from the food they consume and, uniquely, are used upside-down. (wikipedia.org)
  • The development of a beak has led to evolution of a specially adapted digestive system . (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • These birds are adapted to an aquatic existence with webbed feet, flattened bills, and feathers that are excellent at shedding water due to an oily coating. (wikipedia.org)
  • Domesticated and undomesticated birds ( poultry and game ) are important sources of eggs , meat , and feathers . (worldlibrary.org)
  • Birds are descendants of extinct dinosaurs with feathers , making them the only surviving dinosaurs according to cladistics . (wikipedia.org)
  • Many species of birds are economically important as food for human consumption and raw material in manufacturing, with domesticated and undomesticated birds ( poultry and game ) being important sources of eggs, meat, and feathers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The long ebony like beak is slender and comes to a sharp point that dulls in colour at the tip. (wikipedia.org)
  • White-tufted grebe, Rollandia rolland Pied-billed grebe, Podilymbus podiceps (V) Great grebe, Podiceps major (V) Silvery grebe, Podiceps occipitalis Order: Columbiformes Family: Columbidae Pigeons and doves are stout-bodied birds with short necks and short slender bills with a fleshy cere. (wikipedia.org)
  • These birds are of variable size with slender bodies, long tails, and strong legs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pigeons and doves are stout-bodied birds with short necks and short slender bills with a fleshy cere . (wikipedia.org)
  • Little grebe, Tachybaptus ruficollis Horned grebe, Podiceps auritus Red-necked grebe, Podiceps grisegena Great crested grebe, Podiceps cristatus Eared grebe, Podiceps nigricollis Order: Columbiformes Family: Columbidae Pigeons and doves are stout-bodied birds with short necks and short slender bills with a fleshy cere. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pin-tailed sandgrouse, Pterocles alchata Chestnut-bellied sandgrouse, Pterocles exustus Spotted sandgrouse, Pterocles senegallus Black-bellied sandgrouse, Pterocles orientalis Crowned sandgrouse, Pterocles coronatus Lichtenstein's sandgrouse, Pterocles lichtensteinii Painted sandgrouse, Pterocles indicus Tibetan sandgrouse, Syrrhaptes tibetanus Order: Otidiformes Family: Otididae Bustards are large terrestrial birds mainly associated with dry open country and steppes in the Old World. (wikipedia.org)
  • The fossil record indicates that birds emerged within the theropod dinosaurs during the Jurassic period, around On 31 July 2014, scientists reported details of the evolution of birds from theropod dinosaurs . (worldlibrary.org)
  • The fossil record indicates that birds evolved from feathered ancestors within the theropod group, which are traditionally placed within the saurischian dinosaurs , though a 2017 paper [4] has put them in a proposed clade Ornithoscelida , along with the Ornithischia . (wikipedia.org)
  • [6] Birds are categorised as the biological class Aves in Linnaean taxonomy . (worldheritage.org)
  • [6] Primitive bird-like dinosaurs that lie outside class Aves proper, in the broader group Avialae , have been found dating back to the mid- Jurassic period, around 170 million years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wings are evolved forelimbs , and most bird species can fly . (worldlibrary.org)
  • Striated heron, Butorides striata (A) Cattle egret, Bubulcus ibis (A) Cocoi heron, Ardea cocoi (A) Great egret, Ardea alba (A) Little blue heron, Egretta caerulea (A) Snowy egret, Egretta thula (A) Order Charadriiformes Family Chionidae Sheathbills are scavenging ground-dwelling birds native to Antarctica. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some species of birds, particularly penguins and members of the Anatidae family, are adapted to swim. (worldlibrary.org)
  • Birds have a light skeletal system and light but powerful musculature which, along with circulatory and respiratory systems capable of very high metabolic rates and oxygen supply, permit the bird to fly. (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • Some bird species of aquatic environments, particularly seabirds and some waterbirds , have further evolved for swimming . (wikipedia.org)
  • At Ntsekeni we got Yellow-breasted Pipit, Wattled Crane, African Black and Horus Swifts, Cape Griffon vultures and a Secretary Bird among others. (birdventures.com)
  • Band-winged nightjar, Systellura longirostris (V) Order: Apodiformes Family: Apodidae Swifts are small birds which spend the majority of their lives flying. (wikipedia.org)
  • [1] Many of these early "stem-birds", such as Archaeopteryx , were not yet capable of fully powered flight, and many retained primitive characteristics like toothy jaws in place of beaks, and long bony tails. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wandering albatross, Diomedea exulans Sooty albatross, Phoebetria fusca Light-mantled albatross, Phoebetria palpebrata Atlantic yellow-nosed albatross, Thalassarche chlororhynchos Grey-headed albatross, Thalassarche chrysostoma Black-browed albatross, Thalassarche melanophris White-capped albatross, Thalassarche cauta Order Pelecaniformes Family Ardeidae Herons are long-necked long-legged water birds. (wikipedia.org)
  • They are small to medium-sized birds with compact bodies, short thick necks, and long, usually pointed, wings. (wikipedia.org)
  • [3] [4] Most researchers agree that modern-day birds are the only living members of the Dinosauria clade . (worldlibrary.org)
  • Extant birds belong to the subclass Neornithes , living worldwide and ranging in size from the 5 cm (2 in) bee hummingbird to the 2.75 m (9 ft) ostrich . (worldlibrary.org)
  • Inaccessible Island rail, Atlantisia rogersi (E) Paint-billed crake, Neocrex erythrops (A) Purple gallinule, Porphyrio martinicus (A) Tristan moorhen, Gallinula nesiotis (Ex) Gough moorhen, Gallinula comeri (E) Red-gartered coot, Fulica armillata (A) Penguins are southern ocean birds with only one species north of the equator. (wikipedia.org)
  • White-collared swift, Streptoprocne zonaris (V) Vaux's swift, Chaetura vauxi (V) Sick's swift, Chaetura meridionalis (V) Order: Apodiformes Family: Trochilidae Hummingbirds are small birds capable of hovering in mid-air due to the rapid flapping of their wings. (wikipedia.org)
  • the only known groups without wings are the extinct moa and elephant birds . (wikipedia.org)
  • The chukar (Alectoris chukar) is the official national bird of Pakistan, and the shaheen falcon is the symbolic icon of the Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Avicultural Foundation, one bird is endemic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bird anatomy , or the physiological structure of birds ' bodies, shows many unique adaptations, mostly aiding flight . (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • Red-billed tropicbird, Phaethon aethereus (A) White-tailed tropicbird, Phaethon lepturus (A) Red-tailed tropicbird, Phaethon rubricauda (A) Order Procellariiformes Family Hydrobatidae Storm petrels are small marine birds mostly black and white. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wilson's storm-petrel, Oceanites oceanicus Grey-backed storm-petrel, Garrodia nereis (A) White-faced storm-petrel, Pelagodroma marina (A) White-bellied storm-petrel, Fregetta grallaria (A) Black-bellied storm-petrel, Fregetta tropica (A) Band-rumped storm petrel, Oceanodroma castro (A) Leach's storm petrel, Oceanodroma leucorhoa Order Procellariiformes Family Procellariidae Petrels and shearwaters are known collectively as tubenoses for the tubes on their beaks which they use for excreting salt. (wikipedia.org)
  • In breeding adults a striking black cap covers the head from forehead to nape, leaving a small white strip across the top of the black beak. (wikipedia.org)
  • The darkest features consist of their beak, black cap, eyes, feet and the shadowing on the outermost edge of the wingtips. (wikipedia.org)
  • It meets at a head covered with a jet-black cap that varies in distance from the crown to the beak, while never joining leaving a white band across the lower forehead. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chilean flamingo, Phoenicopterus chilensis (V) Order: Podicipediformes Family: Podicipedidae Grebes are small to medium-large freshwater diving birds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dark-billed cuckoo, Coccyzus melacoryphus (V) Yellow-billed cuckoo, Coccyzus americanus (V) Order: Caprimulgiformes Family: Caprimulgidae Nightjars are medium-sized nocturnal birds that usually nest on the ground. (wikipedia.org)
  • Green-backed firecrown, Sephanoides sephaniodes (V) Order: Gruiformes Family: Rallidae Rallidae is a large family of small to medium-sized birds which includes the rails, crakes, coots, and gallinules. (wikipedia.org)
  • American golden-plover, Pluvialis dominica (V) Tawny-throated dotterel, Oreopholus ruficollis (V) Southern lapwing, Vanellus chilensis (V) Rufous-chested dotterel, Charadrius modestus Two-banded plover, Charadrius falklandicus Order: Charadriiformes Family: Haematopodidae The oystercatchers are large and noisy plover-like birds, with strong bills used for smashing or prising open molluscs. (wikipedia.org)
  • The number of hollow bones varies among species, though large gliding and soaring birds tend to have the most. (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • This is a list of the bird species recorded in Tristan da Cunha. (wikipedia.org)
  • Guineafowl are a group of African, seed-eating, ground-nesting birds which resemble partridges, but with featherless heads and spangled grey plumage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Grebes are small to medium-large freshwater diving birds. (wikipedia.org)
  • [7] A flexible neck allows many birds with immobile eyes to move their head more productively and center their sight on objects that are close or far in distance. (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • Birds produce offspring by laying eggs which are fertilised through sexual reproduction . (wikipedia.org)
  • Some birds, such as hens , lay eggs even when not fertilised, though unfertilised eggs do not produce offspring. (wikipedia.org)
  • White-fronted terns are described as an average-sized bird, their dimensions are 35-43 cm (14-17 in) in length, with a wingspan that is between 79 and 82 cm (31 and 32 in) and weighing on average 130 g (4.6 oz). (wikipedia.org)
  • We got several African Pied Starling en route, and Whiskered and White-winged Terns, and an African fish-Eagle at a roadside lake. (birdventures.com)
  • Driving to the Val du Charron Estate for Christmas dinner we got White Stork and Blue Crane (National bird of South Africa). (birdventures.com)
  • Entering the pass we got a Eurasian Honey-Buzzard, a lifer for Malcolm *and an excellent bird for South Africa), several Gurney's Sugarbird, two Ground Woodpeckers and a White-fronted Bee-eater. (birdventures.com)
  • The species was first described by the American naturalist Audubon and named after his friend Dr. James de Bertie Trudeau of Louisiana, who sent him the birds he found in Great Egg Harbor Bay, New Jersey, for description. (flamingofanny.com)
  • This checklist includes all bird species found in Paraguay , based on the best information available at this time. (bsc-eoc.org)
  • This checklist includes all bird species found in Mato Grosso do Sul , based on the best information available at this time. (bsc-eoc.org)
  • These anatomical specializations have earned birds their own class in the vertebrate phylum . (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • Birds are social, communicating with visual signals, calls, and songs , and participating in such social behaviours as cooperative breeding and hunting, flocking , and mobbing of predators. (worldlibrary.org)
  • True birds first appeared during the Cretaceous period, around 120 million years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • This list's taxonomic treatment (designation and sequence of orders, families and species) and nomenclature (common and scientific names) follow the conventions of The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, 2018 edition. (wikipedia.org)
  • This list's taxonomic treatment (designation and sequence of orders, families and species) and nomenclature (common and scientific names) generally follow the conventions of The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, 2019 edition. (wikipedia.org)
  • [9] The neck plays a role in head-bobbing which is present in at least 8 out of 27 orders of birds, including Columbiformes , Galliformes , and Gruiformes . (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • [11] Data from various studies suggest that the main reason for head-bobbing in some birds is for the stabilization of their surroundings, although it is uncertain why some but not all bird orders show head-bob. (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • These birds have very short legs and never settle voluntarily on the ground, perching instead only on vertical surfaces. (wikipedia.org)
  • [10] Head-bobbing is an optokinetic response which stabilizes a birds surroundings as they alternate between a thrust phase and a hold phase. (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • Near Pietermaritzburg and close to Creighton we took the wrong turning but ended up seeing some great birds such as Pin-tailed Whydah, Fan-tailed and Red-collared Widowbirds, and Dark-capped Yellow Warbler. (birdventures.com)
  • Globally threatened species (status in red) were identified by Birdlife International in Threatened Birds of the World (Birds to Watch 3). (bsc-eoc.org)
  • Bird Checklists of the World is part of Avibase and Bird links to the World, which are designed and maintained by Denis Lepage, and hosted by Bird Studies Canada, which is a co-partner of Birdlife International. (bsc-eoc.org)
  • More birds will be added over time. (birdsinbackyards.net)
  • [5] DNA-based evidence finds that birds diversified dramatically around the time of the Cretaceous-Palaeogene extinction event 66 million years ago, which reduced the Pterosaurs , and killed off all the non-avian dinosaur lineages. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indian peafowl, Pavo cristatus See-see partridge, Ammoperdix griseogularis Common quail, Coturnix coturnix Rain quail, Coturnix coromandelica Chukar, Alectoris chukar is the National bird of Pakistan. (wikipedia.org)