What are BIRDS anyhow?
- They all fly, right? No, some birds are incapable of flight.
- Only birds have wings, right? No insects have wings also.
- Only birds have pretty colors, right? No, many creatures, particularly some of
the insects like Butterflies have beautiful
- Only birds lay eggs, right? No other creatures lay eggs, such as snakes,
lizards fish, and insects.
- Only birds have bills or a beak, right? No a platypus, which is a mammal, also had
The thing which birds have and probably no
other living thing has, are FEATHERS. It is believed that some dinosaurs had
feathers. HOWEVER, it is also believed that
dinosaurs evolved into birds, so that is
not inconsistent with the theory.
This page is just started, so please be patient
as we build more on the creatures known as
birds. Thank you.