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  • Unbelievable mimicker bird - Superb Lyrebird Unbelievable mimicker bird - Superb Lyrebird
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    Unbelievable mimicker bird - Superb Lyrebird/

    Australia has some eight hundred species of birds. Rising from the big selection of parrots up to the large flightless birds the Ostrich. The animals worlds greatest copy cat is the superb Lyrebird. The master of mimicker capable of one hundred different sounds using his extraordinary powers of mimicry. The male tail resembles a Greek lyre (musical instrument) hence they got the name "lyrebird". The lyrebirds are the world's largest signing bird. This bird has the capacity to imitate 20 other bird calls. The superb lyrebird is in the size of a rooster and is brown above and ash below. The wings are refous in color and the bill, legs and feet are back in color. Female's birds are smaller than the male ones. It has a long pointed bill, long neck, large and strong legs and feet. This bird is found in the south-eastern Australian mainland and southern Tasmania. The songs of the lyrebird are more impressive. The bird has a species specific vocalization and the songs are composed of mimic phrase of the other birds and natural sounds. The lyrebird songs consist of 80% expert mimicry. The birds join the natural and mechanical sound together into a rousing melody. It also reveals different series of whistles and cackling notes that are used for territorial calls as well as loud alarm.

  • Bird of Paradise Bird of Paradise
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    Bird of Paradise/

    Also known as the Berlepsch's six-wired bird (Parotia berlepachi) is a medium sized bird of black paradise. The bird is named so because of the six fine feathers on the male's head which can be raised and traumatized in courtship displays. The paradise bird is a member of the Paradisaeidae family and the order Passeriformes. Paradise birds have crow like body structure, long bills and strong feet. The bird has bronze tinged upperparts, noticeable white flank plumes, shimmering coppery greenish breast plumes and six flag tipped head wires. The head wires lack in female and the female has dark barred white lower parts, brown upperparts and rufous wings. The irides of both male and female are white in color. The paradise birds are often considered as a subspecies of the carolas parotia. But the paradise birds have a heavy bronzed feathers and no eye ring. The feathers of the males are highly elongated and the highly structured feathers extend from the beak, wings or the head. The greater bird of paradise is 43cm long. They live in tropical forest including rainforest. The birds of paradise are noted for its beautiful plumes.

  • Clever bird - fishes like human Clever bird - fishes like human
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    Clever bird - fishes like human/

    This bird is regarded as a green heron and is the cleverest bird in the world. This bird has gained attention overnight. What interesting about this bird is that it fishes like a human. It just takes a piece of bread places it in the pond and waits like human until the fish catches the bread. Once when he sees the fish near the bread it catches it. When it does not find any prey at the place he moves to the next place without any doubt or not even to any time to think. With this act this bird has stunned the scientist all around the world. This amazing and clever bird not only uses the bread to attract the fish it also uses small insects, objects and feathers in the water body to attract the fishes. How clever he is!

  • Bird speaking comically Bird speaking comically
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    Bird speaking comically/

    We all know that parrots are able to speak. But this funny parrot speaks as well as does the mimicry. She answers the questions asked by her owner and makes the audience laugh. She welcomes the audience with a warm greeting by saying "Hello". She says his name. She answers all the funny question asked and mimicries certain birds and animals. Birds like owl, dove etc. and animals like tiger, gorilla etc. what a funny and lovely bird.
    This bird is now an example that birds and animals are like children when they are properly trained they can be brought up like your own children.

  • Wonderful bird migration Wonderful bird migration
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    Wonderful bird migration/

    Bird migration is nothing but the normal seasonal voyage undertaken by birds. This will be a fantastic sight for the bird watcher lovers. The bird migration can even happen in our backyards
    The climatic changes in the length of the days make some hormonal changes in the birds which tends them to migrate
    Birds usually migrate to long distance and the most common one is the migration of birds to north in spring and returning to their home place during winter. Migration can also take place due to some other reasons like food availability, weather, habitat, etc
    During migration birds can fly to a height of about 500 to 2000 m. Some birds fly to a height of 6, 800 m and the swans fly to a height of about 8,000m. And the Bar-Headed Geese is found to fly at a height of about 9,000m
    Conversation of energy is the main advantage of Bird's migration

  • Migrating Storks Migrating Storks
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    Migrating Storks/

    The most know migrating bird are the storks. Storks are mostly found in Europe and for winter they migrate to sub Saharan Africa
    The storks are found to migrate for late winter and early spring and they return south for early fall in late summer. During migration the storks rest at various places. These resting places are called as "Stepping stone Biotopes"
    The storks take their routes over Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, and Israel. They avoid taking shortcuts like other birds like flycatchers and warblers
    Storks travel on air currents to move from one place to another. The storks locate warm air currents and leave the current to carry them up in the sky. This makes them to move smoothly for long distances. Storks migrate in large number as well limits their migration routes

  • Jurong Bird Park - enthralling feathered species planet Jurong Bird Park - enthralling feathered species planet
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    Jurong Bird Park - enthralling feathered species planet/

    Singapore's great tourist attraction is the Jurong Bird Park. This park is superintendent by the wildlife reserves of Singapore. It has been constructed on the westerly slope of the Jurong hill in an area of around 202,000 sq meters. This landscape park is located in the Boon Lay Planning area in the jurong district.
    A visit to this park can regenerate the senses and make one ready to go back to the past phase of the life with fully charged. This parks act as a home for about 7,000 birds which fall under 600 species. With a wide variety of beautiful birds this amazing park will surely stunt the visitors without any doubt.
    Before starting your adventure in this park you can go in for an orientation trip on the panorail. It is a fully air conditioned monorail system with stunning running commentary. The park also offers a wide variety of exhibits with many new facilities making your visit to this park a memorable one. The exhibits made in this park are really breath taking making the visit worthy.

  • Baby cockatiel hatching Baby cockatiel hatching
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    Baby cockatiel hatching/

    This is the lovely video of a baby cockatiel hatching form the egg. The young adult cocktail helps the chick with the hatch by clipping away the shells little. The mother helps the struggling chick to come out of the shell. The cute little yellow puffball comes out. How cute it is? It also wets the chick throats by giving the liquid in its mouth.
    What a great motherhood in birds also.

  • World's smallest bird - Bee Humming bird World's smallest bird - Bee Humming bird
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    World's smallest bird - Bee Humming bird/

    The world's smallest bird is the Bee Humming bird. These birds are found in the regions of Cuba and Isla de Juventud. These birds are very mobile and fervent. Humming birds are uncooperative birds and they are very courageous when the big birds attack them.
    The humming birds usually weight about 1.6 g and their length is about 5.7 cm. The tail and the beak take half the length of the bird. The female humming birds are little larger than the males.
    The male humming birds have green pileum with red throat. The upper part is bluish in color and the rest of the parts are mostly grayish white. The females have green upper part and pale gray underside. The tips of the female humming birds will have the white spots.
    The humming birds can fly at a speed of about 80 km/h. The female humming birds can lay two eggs at a time. The humming birds are seen to be eating every ten minutes. The maximum life span of the humming birds is 8 years.

  • World's largest bird World's largest bird
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    World's largest bird/

    World's largest birds are the Ostrich. These birds are native to Africa. Ostriches are flightless birds. It is idiosyncratic in its appearance. Ostrich have long legs and necks. So they can run at a speed of about 72 km/h reaching 45 miles/h. These are the fastest running land bird.
    Ostrich feed mainly on plant matters and they also feed on insects. The male ostriches are 6 to 9 feet in height while the females are 5.5 to 6.5 feet tall. The eyes of the ostrich are the largest in the world among all the vertebrates. It is about 50 mm in diameter. The skin color of the ostrich varies depending on the species. The beak of the ostrich is flat and broad. The ostriches weights about 150 to 330 pounds. The maximum life span of the ostrich is about 30 to 70 years.
    The ostrich are farmed for their feathers, meat, and skins.

  • Parrot TV Show Parrot TV Show
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    Parrot TV Show/

    Parrots are the only birds in the world that can mimic other voices. Here in this video we can see a parrot from Vasteras, Sweden does her first live show on Swedish National TV. As her owner plays the music the parrot sings beautifully moving here and there as if she was dancing. The parrot was named Mimmi. The parrot is as cute as it sings beautifully.
    It is an unknown fact that parrots not only mimic human voices but it can also mimic other animals and sounds. Parrots learn to say a lot of words and phrases with training.
    What a lovely creature god has made!

  • Whooping Crane - The Endangered bird Whooping Crane - The Endangered bird
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    Whooping Crane - The Endangered bird/
    Kingdom : Animalia
    Phylum : Chordata
    Class : Aves
    Order : Gruiformes
    Family : Gruidae
    Genus : Grus
    Binomial name : Grus Americana

    Whooping Crane the tallest North American bird is noted for its whooping sound and call is now said to be an endangered bird. Whooping crane along with the Sandhill crane are the only two crane species that are found in North America. The lifespan of the whooping crane is said to be 22 to 24 years.
    Adult whooping cranes have red crown and they are white in color. They also have long, dark, and pointed bill. The younger ones are pale brown in color. Their legs are long and are dark in color. During the flight the black wing tips of the adult whooping cranes are visible.
    When the adult crane stands it measures about 1.5 m and they weigh about 7.5 kg. Whooping crane has a wing span of about 2.5 m wide. The average flight speed of the whooping crane is 45 km/h.
    Whooping cranes feed on snails, larval insects, leeches, frogs, minnows, small rodents and berries. They also feed on dead ducks and marsh birds.
    In 1995 there were only 149 whooping cranes and with the conservation efforts now there are about 320 whooping cranes in the world.

  • Indian Pitta Indian Pitta
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    Indian Pitta/
    Kingdom : Animalia
    Phylum : Chordata
    Class : Aves
    Family : Pittidae
    Genus : Pitta
    Binomial name : Pitta brachyuran

    Indian Pitta is a medium sized passerine bird. It is seen mostly in the sub Himalayas and in winters it is seen in southern India and Sri Lanka. Pittas are found in thick bushes and they are easily recognized by their voice.
    Indian pitta has long and strong legs they have a very short tail and stout bill with colored crown stripe. They have thick black eye stripe and white throat and neck. The upper part of the bird is green in color and they have a blue tail. The lower part is bright red in color. The birds are seen in the ground to hunt their prey and it seems that they got in the traps that are meant for small animals. They fly to trees to rest.
    Indian pitta feed on insects and small invertebrates that they found and pick up from the ground and leaf litter.
    Parasites that cause avian malaria have been noticed in this species.

  • Black Headed Pitta Black Headed Pitta
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    Black Headed Pitta/
    Kingdom : Animalia
    Phylum : Chordata
    Class : Aves
    Order : Passeriformes
    Family : Pittidae
    Genus : Pitta
    Species : P. venusta
    Binomial name : Pitta venusta

    Black headed pitta is a sub species of pittas that is found in the Asian regions. Black headed pitta is also called as Graceful Pitta. This species of pitta can be seen mostly in Malaysia and Indonesia.
    The natural habitat for the black headed pitta is the subtropical and tropical moist montanes. They feed on insects and spiders. The black headed pitta is now threatened by the habitat loss.

  • Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus)
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    Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus)/
    Kingdom : Animalia
    Phylum : Chordata
    Class : Aves
    Order : Cuculiformes
    Family : Cuculidae
    Genus : Geococcyx
    Binomial name : Geococcyx californianus

    Roadrunner is long legged bird that belongs to the cuckoo family and belongs to the genus Geococcyx. The road runner is also known as chaparral cock.
    The roadrunner measures about 56 centimeters and weighs about 300 grams. Roadrunner is the largest North American cuckoo. They have a bushy crest, long dark bill, long dark tail and the dark head which is black in color. The front part of the neck and the belly is blue in color. On each foot they have four toes of which two faces forward and the rest facing backward.
    The habitat of the roadrunner is the desert and the shrubby countries in the southwestern United States and north Mexico. And it can also be seen in United States of California, Utah, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and in Oklahoma.
    The bird has the ability to walk rapidly and they feed on insects, small reptiles, birds, scorpions, rodents, tarantulas, fruits and seeds.

  • Weird-Looking parakeet - Whipper Weird-Looking parakeet - Whipper
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    Weird-Looking parakeet - Whipper/
    Kingdom : Animalia
    Phylum : Chordata
    Class : Aves
    Order : Psittaciformes
    Family : Psittacidae
    Genus : Melopsittacus
    Binomial name : Melopsittacus undulates

    Whipper is a Budgerigar that lives in Winton in the southland district of New Zealand. It has an unusual appearance with long curly plumage and vocalization.
    When the whipper was placed with his mother it was been rejected then its owner took a personal care of the bird. The separation from its own species made change in its unique vocal sounds. And later when it was reintroduced into other budgerigars it has normal calls.
    Vet doctor of Whippers said that whipper is a mutant. The unique thing about whipper is its long curly hairs, flightless short wings and blindness.

  • Snowball – Medium sulphur crested eleanora cockatoo Snowball – Medium sulphur crested eleanora cockatoo
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    Snowball – Medium sulphur crested eleanora cockatoo/

    Snowball, is a Medium Sulphur Crested Eleanora Cockatoo that loves to dance and sing. He has the ability to synchronize the movements of a musical beat. The most favorite of snowball is the back street boys. The point to be noted is that no one taught snowball to dance. He himself heard the song and started to dance. When snowball is really in a mood it will dance and sing. At the end of each performance he takes a bow.
    Now snowball has become a YouTube star and even it has a Wikipedia entry.
    Snowball helps his owner to run a bird rescue service.
    Snowballs special are Black or White, Rock with you, Billie Jean, etc.
    Snowball became famous thorough his video “Snowball dancing to the Backstreet boys”. The video has now 3 million views.
    Here are some of the famous videos of snowball.

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