The smallest bird in Eurasia and North America. The yellow stripe on the head caused people to associate with the crown. The size and appearance do not allow the bird to be called a king. Therefore, the singing baby received the name Korolek. The scientific name of the genus is Regulus, which means knight, king. Description and Features The king has three elements that emphasize individuality.
Description and features These feathered creatures are relatives of canaries, finches and siskins, that is, those of the birds that represent the family finch, in addition, they themselves are its members. But nevertheless, they are closest to crossbills and bullfinches so much that they even belong to a kind of transition between the two genera.
One of the species of blackbirds is called the blue bird. It lives in the mountainous regions of temperate and tropical Asia from Turkestan and Afghanistan in the west, to Taiwan and Borneo in the east, and Ceylon and Java in the south. The northern border of the range passes through the Central Asian countries, but sometimes this bird visits the southern regions of Russia.
There are many birds on the planet, but pigeons are perhaps the most common of the members of the feathered kingdom, because they are not only numerous, but also live on all continents suitable for life. They have been neighbors since ancient times, they have always been useful to him and received sympathy, care and a benevolent response from people.
"The bird can be recognized by feathers and by flight." This popular saying works great for many birds. Add to this that the birds are equipped with wings, they have a pair of legs and a beak. That is, with a beak, our character differs from many other individuals. Dead end or Atlantic dead end, a species of bird from the family of anthropoid charadriiformes.
A huge variety of birds inhabit our Earth, many species of birds live in Russia. Scientists have put a lot of work into the description of these representatives of the fauna, as well as in the study of their life.One of the outstanding ornithologists of Russia can be called Sergei Alexandrovich Buturlin (1872-1938), thanks to which we met many interesting specimens.
Spring revival of nature is impossible to imagine without sonorous trills of modest birds, the size of a large sparrow. Greenfinch bird attracts with bright plumage, fervent singing. It is no coincidence that the birds were called forest canaries. Description and features The unusual appearance gave the name to the species of birds. The plumage of greenfinch is saturated yellow-green with olive tint.
Description and Features Of the continents inhabited today, Australia was discovered later than others. This is a small southern mainland, isolated for millions of years from other parts of the land. And therefore the fauna of those places is famous for its uniqueness and uniqueness. But when the Europeans began to develop these territories, all of the unusual creatures of those distant uncharted lands, most of all they drew attention to the wonderful jumping kangaroos and other numerous marsupials, as well as to the original bird, which was later nicknamed Kookaburra.
Imagine how it would be uncomfortable in the forest if the birds did not sing. It is the singing birds that create the unique voice of nature. Their trills, tweets, roulades always cheer up. In addition, bird singing, according to doctors, significantly improves well-being. One of such "song healers" can safely be called a bird called "horse".
Among the many songbirds, one can distinguish a modest and inconspicuous bird in appearance. This her voice reminds us of the summer in the village, of fresh milk, of thickets of reeds, where we so loved to hide with friends. The voice of glory is the voice of our sunny childhood. The glory is included in the suborder of passerines as part of a large and diverse family of glorious.
Once upon a time sailors sailing in hot countries could understand without instruments that they had reached the tropics. It was enough to see a bird beautifully floating in the air, which was called the "sea eagle" or "son of the sun." It was known that this bird is a harbinger of a hot tropical belt. He was a frigate, a seabird, able to maneuver so easily in the sky as a ship of the same name in the open sea.
The diversity and number of birds in the tropical zone is much richer than in temperate latitudes. Tropical birds inhabit Central, South America, Africa, India, where a characteristic hot climate, high humidity. They always attracted travelers with an exotic color and unusual appearance.
Feathered hunters, united by common signs to capture the victim, are classified as predators. Everyone has sharp vision, a powerful beak, claws. Birds of prey inhabit all continents except Antarctica. In taxonomy, they do not form a taxonomic group, but are always distinguished on the basis of a attribute uniting them - the ability to conduct air attacks on mammals and birds.
Description and features Bee-eater - a small bright bird of the bee-eater family. This family of heavenly inhabitants is recognized as the most beautiful in Europe. And not without reason. Color bee-eater is difficult not to admire. Feathers are painted red, green, yellow, blue and their shades. Each species has its own characteristics of the distribution of color in the plumage.
The classification of birds is sometimes difficult to understand because of their diversity. For example, the well-known sandpiper is not one specific bird, but a whole suborder of aquatic and near-water birds of the Charadriiformes family. One of the traditional representatives of waders is the long-legged sandpiper stilt. It stands out among others as flexible as a whalebone, with its beak, long legs, and wings extending beyond the ends of the straight tail.
Charadriiformes are the most extensive group of birds living in the aquatic or near-water environment. These include the Charadriiformes family, as well as the Crayfish plover. Individuals belonging to the detachment first appeared about 36 million years ago. Ornithologists are still studying the characteristics of these birds, lifestyle, and habitat.
In nature, there are a large number of diverse birds that feel confident, both on water and on land. Most of them are related species, but have distinctive characteristics in appearance, lifestyle, habits and habitat. So from the order of ducks, the smallest and most amazing bird is a teal whistle.
Description and features Sparrowhawk - a predatory bird, refers to the species of hawk. It is endowed with characteristic external features that distinguish it among its own kind: Size smaller, wings wider and shorter tail longer. The size of the males is equal to the size of the pigeon, and the females are slightly smaller than the crow. This species is widely distributed and studied among representatives of this family.
"Going naked" is an expression that is always heard and used in the address of a proud person. Here are just a classic of world literature N.V. Gogol has nothing to do with it: phraseology was given life by a bird of the family of ducks - the gogol, which paces with its head thrown back and rolls from side to side - as if an important person.
The snake-eater bird belongs to the hawk family. As the name implies, it eats snakes, but this is not the whole diet of a bird of prey. In ancient legends, the snake-eater is often referred to as the blue-footed crook or simply krachun. Description and features Some people confuse the snake-eater with an eagle, but the most attentive notice a small similarity between them.