10.31 - o Four forms of communication Visual • Feather...

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Birds Characteristics of birds o Kingdom – animalia o Phylum chordate o Class – aves o Eggs o Beaks feathers o Flightless birds Penguins Tecahi 30 left in the world Dodo 1662 Tend to be on islands Highly at risk o Advantages of flying Escape predators Extended habitat o Drawbacks to flight Wing maintenance Learning to fly Energy o Acquiring food Seeds Fruit Nectar
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Unformatted text preview: o Four forms of communication Visual • Feather colors o Mate, attack, leave it alone o Pigments and bubbles o Albinoism o Body shape and movement Auditory • Syrinx – to tubes with fleshy “lips” o Alarm calls o Mating calls • Learning songs Tactil Pheromones • Communication • Humans and birds...
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