Swans, genus Cygnus, are birds of the family Anatidae, which also includes geese and ducks. Swans are grouped with the closely related geese in the subfamily Anserinae where they form the tribe Cygnini. Sometimes, they are considered a distinct subfamily, Cygninae. There are six to seven species of swan in the genus Cygnus; in addition there is another species known as a swan, the Coscoroba Swan, although this species is no longer considered related to the true swans. Swans usually mate for life, though ‘divorce’ does sometimes occur, particularly following nesting failure. The number of eggs in each clutch ranges from three to eight.
These cocks – real football! They even have a coach! A rooster, or a cock, is a male chicken with the female being called a hen. Immature male chickens of less than a year’s age are called cockerels. The oldest term is “cock,” from Old English coc. The term “rooster” originates from the United States, while in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The older term “cockerel” is more widely used. In North America, Australia and New Zealand “rooster” is almost always used, occasionally cockerel. “Cock” is in general use as the name for a male of other species of bird, for example “Cock sparrow.”
The chicken is a domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the Red Jungle Fowl. As one of the most common and widespread domestic animals, and with a population of more than 24 billion in 2003, there are more chickens in the world than any other species of bird. Humans keep chickens primarily as a source of food, consuming both their meat and their eggs. Conventional wisdom has held that the chicken was domesticated in India, but recent evidence suggests that domestication of the chicken was already under way in Vietnam over 10,000 years ago. From India the domesticated fowl made its way to the Persianized kingdom of Lydia in western Asia Minor, and domestic fowl were imported to Greece by the fifth century BC. Fowl had been known in Egypt since the 18th Dynasty, with the “bird that lays every day” having come to Egypt from the land between Syria and Shinar, Babylonia, according to the annals of Tutmose III.
Yes, the animal world can be harsh and cruel as well as ours is and it is much about the survival of the fittest and the most insolent. So here’s a story where a woodpecker and a grosbeak came across… Only one could stay with delicious food and the other one should kiss this food goodbye… Or maybe it was just a kiss winked.
Yeah, these feathered athletes know how to win the gold. Only gold.
Sports birds took part in the “Sports Meeting of birds” in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China.
The birds took part in a number of different sports. This guy has beaten its own record for weightlifting.
Kakadu on a bicycle.
Parrot is engaged to make sure that his beak in shape.
It is known that the Roman emperor Heliogabalus fed parrots and peacocks in the zoo lions, though the price of parrots was a great deal: they paid for them more than a slave.
Parrots – centenarians. Life expectancy large parrots to 50-60, and sometimes up to 100 years. Small parrots live on less: 20-25 years old.
Kakadu is perhaps the most interesting and amusing parrot. It is capable of opening locks and gates.
More recently, taking steps to preserve habitat of some species of parrots in the ecosystem.
Birds are winged, bipedal, endothermic, egg-laying, vertebrate animals. There are around 10,000 living species, making them the most varied of tetrapod vertebrates. They inhabit ecosystems across the globe, from the Arctic to the Antarctic. Extant birds range in size from the 5 cm Bee Hummingbird to the 2.75 m Ostrich. The fossil record indicates that birds evolved from theropod dinosaurs during the Jurassic period, around 150–200 Ma, and the earliest known bird is the Late Jurassic Archaeopteryx, c 150–145 Ma. Most paleontologists regard birds as the only clade of dinosaurs to have survived the Cretaceous–Tertiary extinction event approximately 65.5 Ma.
We grew up with it, laughing until tears their mischief cheered for one or the other our favorite characters. Leave you a little in doubt. It’s the cat and the parrot. Cat is black and white and bright yellow parrot. Butt in almost every situation draws Cat. His only goal is to eat small bird. Ali, small bird is not so weak as it looks. Land and the always dangerous cat trick used by all sorts of weapons only to be caught defenseless birds. These are Sylvester And Tweety, only one difference this is not a cartoon, this is real life with real little cat and real parrot. And in real life parrot relations victory, leaving Mac to hang in the cage, but in the end there is a genuine reconciliation and continuing funny gatherings.
Many, many times nature has shown his funny side. On live television, and we could see some things about the animals that we never even imagined. For example, hunter and prey become friends, and much more. Here’s an unusual friendship. Both animals came from the same natural environment, both belonging to the group of herbivores, but are completely two different types. It’s the giraffe and ostrich. Enjoy this strange friendship and the perfect pose for photographs in which the two unusual friends.
Owls in the world are generally known as night birds. Also their character is known as the dark bird because of their diet, are known as one of the best fighters in the kingdom of birds with very good eyesight, as the main weapon to capture prey. In addition to vision and hearing them is outstanding. But owls have another brighter side, also known as a very useful and birds. But few people can say to them that they are funny. These images prove that the owls can be funny and entertaining. Enjoy!
The Owls are the order Strigiformes, comprising 200 extant bird of prey species. Most are solitary and nocturnal with some exceptions. Owls hunt mostly small mammals, insects, and other birds though a few species specialize in hunting fish. They are found in all regions of the Earth except Antarctica, most of Greenland and some remote islands. Though owls are typically solitary, the literary collective noun for a group of owls is a parliament.