Birds and their Importance


    ______ is known as "The King of Bird Kingdom".

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    Eagles are large powerfully-built birds of prey with heavy heads and beak. They have very large hooked beaks, strong muscular legs and powerful talons.

    These chirpy birds are small in size but play a significant role in our ecosystem by controlling pests, weeds.

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    Sparrows eat a variety of seeds, insects and even the seeds of pesky weeds. Thus, playing the role of a friendly neighbor.

    A blockbuster animated movie depicting Blu, a pet Spix's macaw that couldn’t fly. Name the movie

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    Spix’s Macaw also known as the little blue macaw, is a macaw species found only in Brazil, are now declared extinct in wild.

    ____________ are prime nesting sites for hundreds of bird species like Kingfishers, herons, flamingos, etc.

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    Mangrove forests are productive wetlands in coastal intertidal zones. They stabilize the coastline, reducing erosion from storms, tides. The intricate root system of mangroves also makes these forests attractive to fish and other organisms for food and shelter.

    Kakapo, one of the only parrot species that cannot fly which lives in _________.

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    The kakapo also known as the owl parrot, is a species of large, nocturnal, ground-dwelling parrots found only in New Zealand (island nation towards the east of Australia).

    Known as the farmers of our forests, as seed dispersion on the forest floor is seven times higher because of these species. Guess the name of this bird.

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    Hornbills are a family of birds found in Africa, Asia (also in India) and parts of southwestern Pacific Ocean. They are characterized by a long, down-curved bill which is frequently brightly colored and sometimes has a casque. This family is omnivorous.

    The only bird species that can fly backwards are _________.

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    The world’s smallest migrating bird, humming bird are brightly colored and make a humming noise during flight. Found in the American continent, these birds also have the record of laying the tiniest egg in the world.

    ________ have been clocked at reaching speeds of 390 km per hour while diving for prey, making them the fastest recorded animal ever.

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    Peregrine Falcon is a small bird of prey found in all continents except Antarctica. It is blue-black and white in color; they have adapted to become successful urban wildlife.

    Tree holes made by these birds are not just cozy nest for them but when abandoned gives shelter to many other birds and insects. Guess the name.

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    Woodpeckers have sharp and strong beaks for effective drilling into the trunk. The long sticky tongue helps them grasp insects.

    Owls can rotate their necks up to ________ degrees.

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    Owls are a group of nocturnal (active at night) birds with a large round head and huge forward-facing eyes that make an owl instantly recognizable. Many owl species are capable of turning their heads 270 degrees in either direction. That means “they can look to the left by rotating all the way to the right, or vice versa,”

    Birds and their Importance
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