DARTER

DARTER Colour – White, yellowish and black Habitat – The Darter can be found in waemer parts of all continents, except in Europe. Food Habit - Carnivorous. Mainly fish. Size – A large one is about 90 cm long. Interesting Fact- Also known as ‘ Snakebird’, referring to the bird’s characteristic, snake-like way of moving its kinked neck from...

August 3rd, 2011 by admin 

Cuckoo

Cuckoo Colour – Comes in a wide range of shades. The species illustrated is orange, black and white. Habitat – The Cuckoo is found in all temperate and tropical parts of the world. Food Habit - Insects and fruits. Size – Varies among the species. Interesting Fact- About 40 percent of the species are parasitic, laying eggs in the nests of other birds. The eggs...

August 3rd, 2011 by admin 

Crested Swift

CRESTED SWIFT Colour – Bluish gray, white and orange Habitat – Swifts are found worldwide. Food Habit - Insectivorous. Size – About 20 cm long. Interesting Fact- Swifts capture insects while flying. The Crested Swift can fly at speed of over 100 km/hr. The fastest is the spin tailed swift, which can attain speed up to 240 km/hr. Even drinking water is performed...

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Budgerigar

BUDGERIGAR Colour – Comes in a variety of colours, especially blue, yellow and white. Habitat – Budgerigars are found in the drier parts ofAustralia. Food Habit - Herbivorous. Feeds on grass and seed. Size – Approximately 5 Inches. Interesting Fact- They belongs to the family of the parakeets. They are small birds, and in the wild they travel in large flocks...

August 3rd, 2011 by admin