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4th Science Birds

Chapter 3 Birds

A tuft of feathers on a bird's head is called a ________ crest
The particular kind of area in which an animal makes it home is its ________ habitat
Birds are most active in the __________ morning
Identifying marks found on birds are called _____ _____. field marks
A bird's voice box is called ________ syrinx
A dull colored bird, superb singer, and mimic _______ mocking bird (our state bird!)
eats Japanese beetles (kung fu karate chop!) starling
can fly backwards humming bird
holds its tail straight in the air wren
planter of oak trees blue jay
attracted to red flowers humming bird
to trap in air to keep the heat in insulate
the part of a bird's stomach that grinds up food gizzard
the stiff hollow potion of a feather quill
small, fluffy, feathers down
________ can send signals by hammering on tree woodpecker
a bird can adjust each_________ individually in flight feather
birds are the only animals with __________ feathers
A woodpecker uses its ______ to find insects in holes tongue
Bird feathers are ______ that bird bones heavier
Birds with short, hard beaks usually eat _________ seeds
the bird that pumps its tail up and down when it flies sparrow
the bird that walks headfirst down trees nutthach
the bird that tips its tail up in the air wren
the bird that can hang upside down on a branch chidckadee
the bird that is a living hammer woodpecker
the two bird that can catch insects in midair humming bird and flycatcher
the bird that can fly backwards? hummingbird
the bird that has a bright blue crest blue jay
two birds that mimics the song of other birds mockingbird or blue jay
the bird that has brilliant red feathers and a red crest cardinal
A female _______ lays 3-6 blue eggs in each clutch robin
the _______ cardinal has bright red plumage male
The beautiful but noisy and bossy ______ ____ is found only in the East and is a member of the crow family blue jay
A bird ______ is a singular note call
______ is the best material for a birdhouse wood
Birds that ______ move from one place to another with the change of seasons migrate
the bird's voice box syrinx
a birds identifying marks field marks
the part of the bird's stomach that grinds up food gizzard
A blue bird walks down trees head first false
Metal is a good conductor of heat true
chickadees hang upside down on the underside of twigs true
Birds that appear to be orphans should be left alone true
Most birds prefer hanger feeders false
You should never feed birds in the winter false
The wren tips its tail up in the air true
Yarn is not a good material for nest building false
You should supply your bird feeder with a little sand or eggshells true
A plastic garbage can lid makes a good birdbath true
small, fluffy, feathers down
The stiff, hollow, portion of a feather quill
Give two reasons why birds need hollow bones Hollow bones make the bird's body lighter. Birds also need hollow bones to store extra air
Give two reasons why feathers are important to birds The bird's feathers keep it warm and help it be more aerodynamic.
Explain two ways that a wood pecker is uniquelly designed for its job A woodpecker has a sharp, pointed bill to bore holes in trees, strong claws to hang on to the bark a stiff tail to prop itself up as it it climbs, an extra-hard skull , a strong neck, and an extra long tongue
Explain two reasons why the forest is a good habitat for birds. The forest provides trees for homes. The forest provides trees for protection. Food is abundant in the forest,
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