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Birds are warm-blooded vertebrates (vertebrates have backbones) and are the only animals with feathers. Although all birds have wings, a few species can't fly.

 

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Bald Eagle

NOT REALLY BALD

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California Condors - Ep. 141

Scientists are trying to save the California condor from extinction.

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Sea Eagles Whirling - Ep. 105

Sea eagles have a pretty amazing way of fighting off intruders! Watch them whirl in this video.

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Blue-Footed Booby

FAMOUS BLUE FEET

American Crow

These birds eat almost anything!

Canada Goose

COMMUNAL FIELD GRAZERS

Flamingo

PINK FEATHERS

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Kenya's Flamingos - Ep. 45

Every year, millions of flamingos come to Kenya's Lake Bogoria to feed. See what happens when this swarm pushes the lake to the breaking point.

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Indian Peafowl

BEAUTIFUL FEATHERS

Mallard Duck

SHOWY MALES

Weird But True!

Get fun facts about birds.

GREAT HORNED OWL

NO HORNS HERE

Which feathered friend do you like more?

Make your choice

Ostrich

FAST RUNNER

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Hunt and Peck - Ep. 174

Ostriches are large, flightless birds that spend their days pecking for food in the savannas of Africa.

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Lesser Rheas - Ep. 120

The males are the doting parents and look after the young.

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Hummingbirds - Ep. 63

Get up close and personal with these amazing birds in this video.

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Peregrine Falcon

ADAPTABLE PREDATOR

Atlantic Puffin

They hunt underwater.

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Storage Solution - Ep. 68

Some woodpeckers store acorns by tapping them into holes they've made in trees.

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Adélie Penguin

Check out the party in Antarctica!

Emperor Penguin

The largest of all penguins!

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Caracara Cutups - Ep. 137

Caracaras, sometimes called Johnny rooks, love to cause trouble. Watch a group of these birds make a mess of a film crew's camp!

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Bat Falcon - Ep. 150

A bat falcon makes dazzling mid-air catches over Mayan ruins in Guatemala.

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Penguins Do the Wave to Keep Warm - Ep. 107

Sped-up video of an emperor penguin huddle in Antarctica shows the group takes small steps to keep warm, creating a wave.

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Emperor Penguin Families - Ep. 28

Emperor penguin parents overcome starvation, freezing weather, and hungry leopard seals to keep their chicks well fed.

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Red-Tailed Hawk

TOP AERIAL HUNTER

STRANGE BIRDS

Check out the photos!

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Harris Hawks - Ep. 65

These hawks live in the Sonoran Desert and work together to get their dinner.

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Humboldt Penguin

This bird is a good sport!

Snowy Plover

RUNS IN THE SURF

Snowy Owl

SNOW-WHITE HUNTER

Tundra Swan

WHISTLING SWAN

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Tundra Swan Migration - Ep. 86

Tundra swans make a 4,000-mile (6,437-kilometer) migration every year. Only the strong survive the journey.

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Pileated Woodpecker

RED-CRESTED CROWN

Whooping Crane

These birds dance!

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Macaws - Ep. 132

Watch majestic macaws soar over the rain forest.

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King Vultures - Ep. 100

Watch a video of majestic king vultures which can glide on thermals for hours.

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Lovebirds - Ep. 47

Watch colorful lovebirds go house-hunting in this video.

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Toucans - Ep. 145

Get up-close and personal with the toucan's colorful beak in this video.

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Which bird is best?

CHATTY PARROT

He never stops talking!

FLAMINGO FATHER

Bird dad cares

Watch this cool video series!

Explore the United States with Barry the bald eagle.

MAMA TO THE RESCUE

Mother saves her ducklings.

Flossing cockatoo

This bird is a dentist's dream!

Honk! Honk!

Goose flies by cars

CLEVER BIRD

Parakeet flies home

They're warm-blooded and hairy.

See pictures, watch videos, and get facts.

Something’s fishy!

Watch videos, see pictures, and get facts.

Explore the Prehistoric!

Watch videos, see pictures, and get facts.

We've got snakes and lizards galore!

Get facts and watch videos about these cold-blooded creatures.

All About Amphibians!

See videos, photos, and facts on salamanders, frogs, and more.

Interesting Insects!

Get the buzz on these creepy-crawlies.