Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Universal Bird Records

Smallest...


Bird Species:
Male Bee Hummingbirds (2.75 inches)

Bird of Prey
Black-Legged Falconet & White-Fronted Falconet (5.5-6 inches)

Parrot
Pygmy Parrot (3 inches)


Biggest...


Bird Species
Ostrich (6' 9")

Bird of Prey
Eurasian Eagle Owl (30 inches)

Parrot
Hyacinth Macaw (40 inches)


Heaviest...

Flying Bird
Kori Bustard & Great Bustard (40-52 pounds)


Bird of Prey
Andean Condors (20-27 pounds)

Parrot
Kakapo (7 pounds)

What?!

Strangest Diet
An ostrich living in the London zoo was reported that it had eaten an alarm clock,  a roll of film, a handkerchief, a 3 foot long piece of rope, a cycle valve, a pencil, three gloves, a collar stud, a Belgian franc, four half-penny's and two farthings.