Date Last Updated: August 25, 2019

Tag: wings

  • Winter Wings Festival, Oregon

    The 2008 Winter Wings Festival, sponsored by the Klamath Basin Audubon Society and the Klamath Wingwatchers, is set to take place from 15 to 17 February 2008 at Klamath Falls, Oregon. The ...

  • The Marvelous Mimicry of the Lyrebird

    There are two species of the ground-dwelling Australian Lyrebird: the Superb Lyrebird Menura Novaehollandiaeand the Albert’s Lyrebird Menura Alberti). The Superb Lyrebird is the larger ...

  • The Silent Flight of Owls at Night

    The Owl is a fascinating nocturnal bird and one of the quietest flying bird species in the world. The Owl’s ability to keep completely silent while in action is based on the Owl’s unique ...

  • How Do Hummingbirds Hover?

    Hummingbirds are a bird species well known for their amazing aerobatic skills. You may see a hummingbird hovering at a flower having a drink of nectar. Its wings are a misty blur either side ...

  • The Marvelous Mechanics of Flight

    Although airplane wings may be somewhat modeled after the wings of birds, the mechanics of bird flight are far more complex. A number of forces act on the flexible wings of a bird and are very ...

  • Sleepy Hummingbirds

    Hummingbirds have incredibly busy days. Their heart is beating 1000 times a minute. This gets even mo repaid after the hummingbird starts flapping its wings 10-80 beats a second! In addition to ...

  • Amazing Albatross – Birds

    Travel far from land, and you may be lucky enough to see an Albatross. These huge seabirds have the longest wings in the bird species world - the Wandering Albatross' skinny wings reach over 11 ...