Birds Birds Birds!

With Kaila,Carlisle,Jariah

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Mute Swan

GENUS : Cygunus


Species: Cygunus olor


Family: Anatidae


Fact: Found on the 2004 commemorative Irish Euro.

Zebra Finch

GENUS: Taeniopygia


Species: Taeniopygia guttata


Family: Estrildidae


Fact: Found in Australia

Ruddy Duck

GENUS: Oxyura


Species: Oxyura jamaicensis


Family: Anatidae


Fact: Can swim and dive underwater and eats seeds and roots of aquatic plants and insects and crustaceans.

Great Blue Heron

Genus: Ardea


Speces: Ardea herodias


Family: Ardeidae


Fact: Average life span 15 years

White Pekin Duck/Domestic Duck

Genus: Anas/Cairina


Species: Anas platyrhynchos/Cairina Moschata


Family: Anatidae


Fact: Farmed for food.



American Coot

Genus: Fulica


Species: Fulica americana


Family: Rallidae


Fact: In Louisiana, the cajun word for coot is pouldeau, from the french word for coot.

American Black Duck

Genus: Anas


Species: Anas rubripes


Family: Anatidae


Fact: American Black Ducks are similar to Mallards they resemble the female Mallard in color, nut the Black Duck's bill is black.

Greater scaup

Genus: Aythya


Species: Aythya marila


Family: Anatidae


Fun Fact: The average amount of eggs is 9.

Ring-Billed Gull

Genus: Larus


Species: Larus delawarensis


family: Laridea


Fun Fact: The Ring-billed Gull is probably the most numerous gull in North America.



American Crow

Genus: Corvus


Species: Corvus Branchyrhynchos


Family: Corvidae


Fun Fact: The current American crow population is estimated to be around 31 million.

American Wigeon (female)

Genus: Anas


Species: Anas americana


Family: dabbling duck


Fun Fact: Female American wigeons lay an average of 9 eggs.

Mallard

Genus: Anas



Species: Anas platyrthynchos


Family: Anatidae


Fun Fact: Mallards are considered to be one of the largest ducks.



  • Society Finch

    Genus: Lonchura


    Species: Lonchura striata domestica


    Family: Estrildid Finch


    Fun Fact: These birds were initially bred in Japan!

    Green Parakeet

    Genus: Aratinga


    Species: Aratinga holochlora


    Family: Psittacidae


    Fun Fact: Parakeets build their nests in holes found in trees rather than building nests

    Pigeon

    Genus: Columba


    Species: Columba domestica


    Family: Columbidae


    Fun Fact: There are such things as pigeon races!!

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    Carlisle H. -5


    Kaila B. - 5


    Jariah D. - 5