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Birds

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a tuft of feathers on a bird's head crest
a layer of small, fluffy feathers underneath the outer feathers of some birds down
identifying marks found on birds field marks
the part of the bird's stomach that grinds up food gizzard
the particular kind of area in which an animal makes its home habitat
to keep warm even in freezing temperatures; prevent loss of heat insulate
to move from one place to another with the change of seasons migrate
to clean feathers with the eak preen
the stiff, hollow portion of the feather quill
the bird's voice box syrinx
birds that catch insects in midair flycatcher, hummingbird
bird that walks down the tree trunk headfirst nuthatch
bird that uses its stiff tail as a prop when it climbs woodpecker
bird that hangs upside down on the underside of twigs chickadee
birds that mimic other birds blue jay, mockingbird
bird that eats acorns and "plants" trees blue jay
bird that eats Japanese beetles starling
bird that holds its tail straight up wren
bird that flies backward hummingbird
bird that eats fruit and earthworms robin
what is the best time of day to look for birds? early morning
why is it difficult for most birds to eat from hanging feeders? most birds cannot hold on to the feeder and eat at the same time.
what is the difference between a bird's call and its song? a bird's call is one note; a bird's song is a special pattern of notes.
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