Faroe Islands

National Bird Day

January 5th of every year is a great day because it is a day that millions of people get out and celebrate the world of birds!  It’s National Bird Day!  National Bird Day is a tradition in United States where bird enthusiasts get out and celebrate how amazing birds are!  January 5th is an important…

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Learn Bird Dactyly!

The word datyly is not a word many of us have actually said, but it is a word that we have all thought about without knowing the word.  Have you ever wondering how many toes or fingers a monkey has, or why a chicken has three toes pointing forward and one toe pointing backwards.  The…

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Bird Watching!

This is always an interesting topic for me because people who don’t like animals or are new to the animal world are always so puzzled by bird watching, yet animal people love bird watching.  “Do they really just go and watch birds?”, I have been asked and they are not wrong.   Bird watching is really…

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How do birds fly?

The ability to fly is one thing us humans have fantasized about for all of history, and have achieved ourselves through technology. But the way an animal like a bird or insect is built and evolved to fly still intrigues many, often wondering what life would be like if we could fly this way too….

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What are Birds?

Birds are a diverse group of animals with many distinct traits. Vertebrates (have back bones) Endothermic (warm blooded) Feathers Beak (instead of teeth) Laying of eggs While all modern-day birds have feathers and wings, there are many birds that do not fly. Ostrich (The world’s largest bird that lives on the savannah in Africa) Penguins…

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