A researcher in Japan observed the kingfisher diving after fish and wondered if he could apply what he’d seen to a problem he was having.
Our planet is filled with at least 338 species of hummingbirds
How would you react if a friend gave you a birthday present that weighed no more than a dime and was smaller than your finger?
Teratorn means “monster bird.”
Birds are designed to move in different ways.
Today’s advanced airplanes are pretty primitive compared to the elegance of birds in flight.
For a long time, people have wanted to copy birds and soar in the air. You can’t blame them for trying!
You think your home gets loud? You haven’t heard anything until you’ve hung out with social weaver birds.
You might think an ostrich is a poor excuse for a bird since it can’t fly.
Not all birds are designed to fly gracefully across the open sky.
No matter how many hours you stare up at the clouds, you’ll never see a formation of penguins flying overhead. They use their wings for another purpose.
Thirty-three species constitute the toucan family, with the toco toucan possessing the largest bill.
The roadrunner is the world’s fastest running-flying bird.
The ostrich is the largest living bird in the world.
One of the most easily recognized birds in Australia is the kookaburra.