Facts about Hummingbirds

July 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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Hummingbirds are native to western hemisphere and found mainly in the Central, South and North Americas Hummingbirds have a special shoulder structure which allows a rotating or sculling motion of the wings. This enables the bird to hover for long periods and even ?y backward, an ability

Ostrich Facts

July 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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The ostrich was initially found all through Africa and extending into the Middle East. Ostriches are currently found in greatly reduced numbers in limited areas. Four varietys have continue to exist: North African Ostrich Somali Ostrich Masai (East African) Ostrich South African Ostrich In the

Why can’t ostriches fly?

July 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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ostrich are flightless birds, they can’t fly as the muscles of its wings are not able to support its weight i.e. the ostrich is too heavy to fly. ostriches weigh around 100-160 kg and their body has evolved in such a way over the years that it is not suitable for flying Genetic studies

Australian Rainbow Lorikeet facts

July 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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This colourful bird can be seen almost anywhere in Australia, in and out of town, they have adapted to living quite happily in cities and towns. With the popularity of home owners growing native plants, these gayly coloured charmers readily take the nectar daily and congregate in small but noisy