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Interesting Facts About Birds

Birds are fascinating and watching them fly high so effortlessly through the sky is pure bliss. If you are a true bird lover, try this quiz.
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The bee hummingbird measures two and a quarter inches long and weighs less than 2 grams.
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Hollow bones, reducing body weight, birds evolved a light and serviceable beak. What they eat is processed rapidly and become lightweight.
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A sociable weaver nest is the most spectacular structure built by any bird, it can house around two hundred birds.
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Most checklists used by bird watchers say that there are approximately 10,000 known species of birds.
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Bird eggs cannot survive underwater, so birds do not have the instincts to lay them there.
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Peregrine falcons can soar upto 240 miles an hour while diving and fly about 200 miles an hour.
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The canaries are intelligent birds but they’re not talking birds.
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Owls' highly-developed vascular systems allow them to turn their heads 270 degrees.
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Modern Pigeon Racing dates back to mid 19th century in Belgium.
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The only bird that flies backwards without relying on the wind is the amazing hummingbird.
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The yellow-bellied sapsucker is a medium-sized woodpecker that lives on a diet of tree sap and insects.
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Ostriches swallow stones to help grind their food when it reaches the gizzard.
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