Aves

By: Chris galindo and Brian valle

Aves characteristics

1) The members of class aves are commonly known as birds.

2) They are worm-blooded with an exoskeleton of feathers.

3) Body usually spindle shaped, with four divisions: head, neck, trunk, and tail; neck disproportionately long for balancing and food gathering.

4) Limbs paired; forelimbs usually modified for flying; posterior pair variously adapted for perching, walking, and swimming; foot with four toes.

5) Epidermal covering of feathers and leg scales.

6) Has a bilateral symmetry

7)Can be carnivores,omnivores,herbivores,insectivorous, and piscivorous.

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