About Birds

Description of Bird’s body Part

A “BIRD” is a feathered vertebrate, warm blooded creature whose body temperature remains bit constant irrespective of surroundings and their activities due to their non-conducting feathers which is main characteristics separating them from other creatures. They have hollow bones which helps them keep their body weight light with complex muscular anatomy having breast muscle comprising of about 25 percentage of the body weight. They have a beak also called as bill, the shape of a beak directly relates to what they eat which has evolved its self over the years for the purpose of cutting, tearing, flower and mud probing, seed crushing, wood chiseling and to grip a fish. This evolution make them independent in terms of their struggle in food chain. Similarly their feet has also shaped itself for their need to hunt, run, cling, climb and swim. Birds have an acute eyesight which is almost 10 times sharper than most of mammals, woodcocks has got 360 degree of view because their eyes on sides of its head. An Owl eyes are so developed that they have better than normal night view because they don’t have eye balls rather they are elongated tubes and that’s the reason they cannot move their eyes, this is the power of evolution that they have developed their anatomy which allows them to rotate their neck.

Interesting Facts about Birds :

  • A Humming Bird can fly backwards and sideways
  • Kiwis are blind and they hunt by smell
  • Birds eat twice their weight in a day (So the phrase “Eat like a Bird” is definitely in virtual sense of words)
  • Most birds eye covers almost 50% of their head
  • Most common bird in this world is “Chicken”
  • Kingfisher, Grebe, Swift, Loon and humming birds can not walk
  • Bats are not Birds and they fly (Everything that flies are not Birds)
  • Penguins are Birds who can swim
  • Peregrine Falcon is fastest bird in this world
  • Bee Humming bird is the smallest and Ostrich is biggest of all birds
  • Sauras Crane is tallest flying bird as Ostrich cannot fly

Hindi Name of BirdsList of All Birds In India

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Rufous Treepie..
From my archive..
Resident bird from the same family as Crow..
A colourful bird with long tail and an opportunist in eating behavior. Found all across India in forests, bushes, field and also near human settelments.

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Birds of India7 days ago
Scope Owl..
A Large Sized Owl or also similar to Collared Owl. Widespread across forests of India but not easily spotted as they sit on dense bushes.

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Birds of India2 weeks ago
Weaver.. ( बाया )
They are known for their beautiful hanging woven nests. These nest are often built near water or hanging over water where predators cannot reach easily.


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Birds of India4 weeks ago
Steppe Eagle..

This brown coloured large Eagle having wing span about 2mtrs, a known hunter of rodents and small mammals. Very similar to tawny eagle.
Found across India and the name suggests their habitat; steppes, desert, grasslands and around agriculture lands.

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Birds of India2 months ago
Black-shouldered Kite..

A medium sized raptors with pale greish head, white body, tail and black shoulders. Red eyes masked with black comma that extends behind it. The nostrils are yellow and the legs and feet are also yellow..
Its a swift hunter and are found around fields, bushes and lowland jungles..

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Birds of India2 months ago

What seperates them with sunbirds, is the length of bill which is at least twice the length of the head, and are curved. The uppersides of most species are olive-green and the undersides dull yellow.
Its a beautiful bird to observe around frowers..

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