- Birds are warm blooded.
There are around 10000 different species of birds
The Ostrich is the largest bird in the world. It also lays
the largest eggs and has the fastest maximum running speed
Scientists believe that birds evolved from theropod
Birds have hollow bones which help them fly.
Some bird species are intelligent enough to create and use
The chicken is the most common species of bird found in the
Kiwis are endangered, flightless birds that live in New
Zealand. They lay the largest eggs relative to their body
size of any bird in the world.
Hummingbirds can fly backwards.
The Bee Hummingbird is the smallest living bird in the
world, with a length of just 5 cm (2 in).
Around 20% of bird species migrate long distances every
- Homing pigeons are bred to find their way home from long distances away and have been used for thousands of years to carry messages.