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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.

 

Want to see other animals? Check out mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects, and dinosaurs too!

   

Bald Eagle

Learn how they got their name!

Blue-Footed Booby

Get cool facts and photos!

Brown Thrasher

This bird has awesome beats!

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California Condors - Ep. 17

Scientists are trying to save the California condor from extinction.

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American Crow

These birds eat almost anything!

Canada Goose

Get facts and pics.

Flamingo

PINK FEATHERS

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Kenya's Flamingos - Ep. 4

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. 21

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

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Lesser Rheas - Ep. 25

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

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Peregrine Falcon

ADAPTABLE PREDATOR

Atlantic Puffin

"Sea parrot" is their nickname.

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Storage Solution - Ep. 7

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. 15

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. 26

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. 11

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. 2

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!

Superb Birds

Harris Hawks - Ep. 6

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. 8

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!

Superb Birds

Macaws - Ep. 13

Watch majestic macaws soar over the rain forest.

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King Vultures - Ep. 9

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

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Lovebirds - Ep. 5

Watch colorful lovebirds go house-hunting in this video.

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Toucans - Ep. 18

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

Meet the Mammals!

They're warm-blooded and hairy. Check out pictures, videos, and facts.

Find out about Fish!

Watch videos, see pictures, and get facts.

Explore the Prehistoric!

Watch videos, see pictures, and get facts.

Research Reptiles!

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

All About Amphibians!

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

Info about insects!

Get the buzz on these creepy-crawlies.