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75 terms
Biology Birds
Great Blue Heron
Ruby Throated Hummingbird
Northern Cardinal
Downy Woodpecker
Pelecaniformes
Apodiformes
Passeriformes
Piciformes
Great Blue Heron
Pelecaniformes
Ruby Throated Hummingbird
Apodiformes
Biology Birds
Aves
perch
molt
preen
class of birds
to sit
to shed feathers
to smooth feathers with oil
Aves
class of birds
perch
to sit
69 terms
Biology of Birds
Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Green Heron
Turkey Vulture
Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
30 terms
Biology - Birds
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Kestrel
American Robin
American Crow
American Goldfinch
9 terms
Characteristics of Birds (Biology)
Preening
molting
down feathers
contour feathers
in birds, the act of grooming and maintaining their feathers
Birds shed feathers every year and grow new ones
A short, fluffy feather that traps heat and keeps a bird warm
Large feathers that give shape to a bird's body and help them…
Preening
in birds, the act of grooming and maintaining their feathers
molting
Birds shed feathers every year and grow new ones
23 terms
Birds - Biology
american robin
northern cardinal
carolina chickadee
tufted titmouse
brown back... orange breast and belly... males have darker heads... no…
female is more brown; male is more red... sounds like laser gun…
black cap, white cheek, black chin... (black white black)... "fee-b…
white tummy, little hair-do... downslurred whistles like "peter-…
american robin
brown back... orange breast and belly... males have darker heads... no…
northern cardinal
female is more brown; male is more red... sounds like laser gun…
Biology of Birds
Polygyny
Polygamy
Monogamy
Polyandry
having more than one female mate at a time
Having more than one mate
the practice of having only one sexual partner
A polygamous mating system involving one female and many males.
Polygyny
having more than one female mate at a time
Polygamy
Having more than one mate
Biology Birds
which class do birds belong?
unique feature
other characteristics
skeleton
aves
feathers
molting, modified forelimbs to wings, keratinlized beaks (har…
light for flight, pneumatized (air cavity)
which class do birds belong?
aves
unique feature
feathers
30 terms
biology birds
characteristics of birds
evolved from
oldest known bird is
archaeopteryx
feathers, wings, lightweight skeleton, endothermic, unique re…
dinos
archaeopteryx
dino: teeth in beak, claws on forelimb. bird: feathers, long…
characteristics of birds
feathers, wings, lightweight skeleton, endothermic, unique re…
evolved from
dinos
15 terms
Biology Birds
What is the name of the class of birds?
Birds are warm blooded, what does this…
Fossil evidence supports that birds ev…
The fossil genus ____ is the link betw…
Aves
it enables birds to survive in virtually every known environm…
Reptiles
Archaeopteryx
What is the name of the class of birds?
Aves
Birds are warm blooded, what does this…
it enables birds to survive in virtually every known environm…
Biology of Birds Exam 1
3 Types of Biological Adaptations
Morphological Adaptation
Physiological Adaptation
Ethological Adaptation
Morphological... Physiological... Ethological
Structure (height, bill type, wing shape)
functional (liver, kidney functions)
Behavioral (mating,
3 Types of Biological Adaptations
Morphological... Physiological... Ethological
Morphological Adaptation
Structure (height, bill type, wing shape)
29 terms
Biology Birds
American Robin
Red-Winged Blackbird
Yellow Headed Blackbird
Black-Billed Magpie
American Robin
Red-Winged Blackbird
42 terms
Biology-Birds
ring-necked pheasent
house sparrow
american goldfinch
yellow warbler
ring-necked pheasent
house sparrow
8 terms
Biology: Birds
body plan
feeding and digestion
respiration
internal transport
range in size, generate own heat internally, feathers and lig…
birds swallow food and push it to the crops here it is stored…
well-adapt to wings need for oxygen in flight, all way air ci…
maintains high levels of energy because of efficiency of the…
body plan
range in size, generate own heat internally, feathers and lig…
feeding and digestion
birds swallow food and push it to the crops here it is stored…
21 terms
Mammals and birds (Biology)
flight feathers
talons
keel (sternum)
albumen
Large vaned feathers with interlocking rows or barbules.
Long curved claws found on the toes of birds with grasping fe…
The central ridge of a bird's sternum that allows for flight…
The white liquid that keeps the yolk suspended inside of an e…
flight feathers
Large vaned feathers with interlocking rows or barbules.
talons
Long curved claws found on the toes of birds with grasping fe…
36 terms
Biology Birds
Mute Swan
Canada Goose
Mallard
Northern Shoveler
"S" curved neck
very common
most common duck in KY
black beak shaped like shovel and looks like mallard
Mute Swan
"S" curved neck
Canada Goose
very common
14 terms
Birds biology
Syrinx
Sternum
Shaft
Proventriculus
Responsible for song production.
Breastbone.
Emerges from the follicle.
Secretes acid and digestive enzymes.
Syrinx
Responsible for song production.
Sternum
Breastbone.
29 terms
Biology birds
preening
down feathers
Contour feathers
Flight feathers
birds use their beaks to rub their feathers with oil secreted…
cover the body of very young birds and provide an insu- latin…
give adult birds their streamlined shape and provide colorati…
specialized contour feathers on the wings and tail.
preening
birds use their beaks to rub their feathers with oil secreted…
down feathers
cover the body of very young birds and provide an insu- latin…
34 terms
Biology birds
Feathers
Down feathers
Contour feathers
Flight feathers
modified scales that serve two primary functions: providing l…
cover the body of very young birds and provide an insulating…
give adult birds their streamlined shape and provide colorati…
specialized contour feathers on the wings and tail
Feathers
modified scales that serve two primary functions: providing l…
Down feathers
cover the body of very young birds and provide an insulating…
23 terms
Birds (Biology)
American Robin
Northern Cardinal
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Song- series of musical whistlessounding like
...
...
...
American Robin
Song- series of musical whistlessounding like
Northern Cardinal
...
26 terms
Biology-Birds
reproductive, urinary, and digestive s…
for insulation and flight
how birds mate
birds are _____ because they regulate…
cloaca
feathers
anus to anus
endothermic
reproductive, urinary, and digestive s…
cloaca
for insulation and flight
feathers
20 terms
birds-biology
birds
chickens
crows
finches
dissimulation
peep
murder
charm
birds
dissimulation
chickens
peep
Biology Birds
Syrinx
Sternum
Shaft
Proventricules
Responsible for song production
Breastbone
Emerge from the follicle
Secrets acids and digestive enzymes
Syrinx
Responsible for song production
Sternum
Breastbone
15 terms
birds for biology
western medowlark (strunella neglecta)
northern cardinal
northern mockingbird
bald eagle
western medowlark (strunella neglecta)
northern cardinal
21 terms
Birds for Biology
American Robin
Male Northern Cardinal
Female Northern Cardinal
American Gold Finch
American Robin
Male Northern Cardinal
30 terms
Biology birds
Furcula
Feathers
Follicles
Shaft
The fused pair of collarbones, also called a wishbone
A modified scale that provides lift for flight and conserves…
A small, narrow cavity or sac in an organ or tissue such as t…
Emerges from the follicle
Furcula
The fused pair of collarbones, also called a wishbone
Feathers
A modified scale that provides lift for flight and conserves…
37 terms
Biology Birds Visually
House sparrow
House finch
Eurasian Collared Dove
Dark-eyed junco
House sparrow
House finch
192 terms
Biology birds
What phylum are birds in ?
What subphylum are birds in ?
What class are birds in ?
What is birds bodies covered with ?
Chordata
Vertebrata
Aves
Feathers
What phylum are birds in ?
Chordata
What subphylum are birds in ?
Vertebrata
Biology...birds
What kind of metabolism do birds have?…
What special characteristics enable bi…
Two types of feathers
Contour feathers
Endothermic. Their temperature must range from 104 to 108
Lightweight bones, hollow bones, and fused bones
Contour and down
Have many branches with barbs that contain hooks. Found on wi…
What kind of metabolism do birds have?…
Endothermic. Their temperature must range from 104 to 108
What special characteristics enable bi…
Lightweight bones, hollow bones, and fused bones
Biology Birds
Pelicans, Birds of Prey, Parrots, Perc…
4
sexual internal fertilization
yes
What are the five kinds of birds?
how many chambers do birds have in their heart?
how do birds reproduce?
do birds have separate male and female reproductive organisms?
Pelicans, Birds of Prey, Parrots, Perc…
What are the five kinds of birds?
4
how many chambers do birds have in their heart?
22 terms
Biology- Birds
What are the seven characteristics of…
What do the feathers do for a bird
What do wings do for a bird
What does the light weight rigid skele…
Feathers, Wings, Light weight rigid skeleton, Endothermic Met…
Essential for flight and insulate a birds body against heat l…
A birds forelimbs are modified into a pair of wings and feath…
the skeleton reflects the requirement for flight and air sacs…
What are the seven characteristics of…
Feathers, Wings, Light weight rigid skeleton, Endothermic Met…
What do the feathers do for a bird
Essential for flight and insulate a birds body against heat l…
22 terms
Biology- Birds
feathers
hind limbs
front limbs
scales where?
all birds have them, for insulation and flight
walking, running,perching
modified into wings
on feet
feathers
all birds have them, for insulation and flight
hind limbs
walking, running,perching
26 terms
Biology 2 Birds
Crop
Gizzard
Proventriculus
Esophagus
Stores a large amount of food prior to digestion
Contains stones. Site of chemical and mechanical breakdown
First portion of the bird "stomach." Site of chemical breakdown
Tube leading from mouth to proventriculus
Crop
Stores a large amount of food prior to digestion
Gizzard
Contains stones. Site of chemical and mechanical breakdown
Biology - Birds
American Goldfinch
American Goldfinch
Dark-eyed Junco
Dark-eyed Junco
American Goldfinch
American Goldfinch
Biology Birds
Canada Goose
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Red-tailed Hawk
Canada Goose
Black Vulture
26 terms
WHS/Biology II/Birds
Aves
Contour Feathers
Muscular
Down Feathers
Class; birds.
-Shape... -Specialized ones (flight feathers) are found on wing…
-Large breast muscles that make up 30% of body weight.
-Good insulation to help conserve heat.... -feather color is imp…
Aves
Class; birds.
Contour Feathers
-Shape... -Specialized ones (flight feathers) are found on wing…
69 terms
Biology of Birds II
Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Green Heron
Turkey Vulture
Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
69 terms
Biology of Birds III
Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Green Heron
Turkey Vulture
Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Biology - Birds
American Goldfinch
American Goldfinch
Dark-eyed Junco
Dark-eyed Junco
American Goldfinch
American Goldfinch
76 terms
Biology Test: Birds and Mammals
What are other ways to describe a fema…
What are hoofed, grazing mammals?
What group of mammals give premature b…
Name a marsupial found in Australia
In heat or in season
Ungulates
Marsupials
Kangaroos
What are other ways to describe a fema…
In heat or in season
What are hoofed, grazing mammals?
Ungulates
Biology of Birds Exam 2
Phylogeny
Taxonomy
Scientific Names
Why do we need scientific names?
The development or evolution of a particular group of organis…
Brunch of Science concerned with classification of organisms…
-> Have two parts and are referred to as binomial.... -> 1st par…
1-Universal Language... 2-Creates universal classification that…
Phylogeny
The development or evolution of a particular group of organis…
Taxonomy
Brunch of Science concerned with classification of organisms…
61 terms
Biology Chapter 17: Birds
Number of bird species
Ornithologist
Characteristics of birds
Bee hummingbird
9,600
Studies birds
Wings... Feathers ... Scaly feet ... Homeothermic-warm blooded
Smallest bird in the world
Number of bird species
9,600
Ornithologist
Studies birds
Biology of Birds Final Exam
Annual cycle
Circadian rhythm
Circannual rhythm
Circannual rhythm: white-crowned sparrow
orderly sequence of behavioral and physiological conditions:…
approximately daily cycle... endogenous... Zeitgeber- environmental…
approximately yearly cycle... changes in light/dark provide zeit…
increased daylength- spring- gonadal development, molt, sprin…
Annual cycle
orderly sequence of behavioral and physiological conditions:…
Circadian rhythm
approximately daily cycle... endogenous... Zeitgeber- environmental…
Biology of Birds Final Exam
Properties of sound: sound
Properties of sound: frequency
Properties of sound: pressure
Anatomy of syrinx
successive compaction and rarefaction of some medium (such as…
pitch... Cycles/second = Hertz
units: micropascals... decibel- log scale, measures ratio of 2 p…
unique to birds... junction of trachea and primary bronchi... synri…
Properties of sound: sound
successive compaction and rarefaction of some medium (such as…
Properties of sound: frequency
pitch... Cycles/second = Hertz
Biology: Evolution of Birds
Why do birds have feathers?
Where did the evolution of birds begin…
Confuciusornis have a direct line to b…
Archaeopteryx was the ____
food, courtship with females, etc
Theropods (two footed, toothed hunter)
short tails and beaks
first fossil found but not thought to be on direct line to bi…
Why do birds have feathers?
food, courtship with females, etc
Where did the evolution of birds begin…
Theropods (two footed, toothed hunter)
78 terms
Birds-Animal Biology
What class are the birds in?
List the characteristics of birds.
What is the superorder of birds?
Evolution of birds
Class Aves
1. Birds are two-legged (bipedal vertebrates)... 2. Most birds c…
Archosauria
Numerous finds in recent years have seemed to support the hyp…
What class are the birds in?
Class Aves
List the characteristics of birds.
1. Birds are two-legged (bipedal vertebrates)... 2. Most birds c…
Biology of Birds Exam 1
Two Levels of Causation in Biology
Proximate (level of causation)
Ultimate (level of causation)
Father of American Ornithology
Proximate... Ultimate: evolutionary explanation; Why?; making an…
mechanical explanation; How?
evolutionary explanation; Why?; making an historical connection
Wilson
Two Levels of Causation in Biology
Proximate... Ultimate: evolutionary explanation; Why?; making an…
Proximate (level of causation)
mechanical explanation; How?
Biology of Birds - Exam 1
Inductive reasoning
Deductive reasoning
Proximate causation
Ultimate causation
a type of reasoning in which one comes to a general conclusio…
a type of reasoning which goes from general information to sp…
mechanical explanations, explain the "how" questions
evolutionary explanations, explain the "why" questions
Inductive reasoning
a type of reasoning in which one comes to a general conclusio…
Deductive reasoning
a type of reasoning which goes from general information to sp…
Biology, Chapter 29.2, Birds
endotherm
feather
contour feather
preen gland
an organism that generates its body heat internally by its ow…
specialized outgrowths of the skin of birds; made of keratin,…
feathers that cover the body, wings and tail of a bird
a gland located near the base of the tail that secretes oil;…
endotherm
an organism that generates its body heat internally by its ow…
feather
specialized outgrowths of the skin of birds; made of keratin,…
10 terms
Bird Biology
How many species of birds are there?
What is the class name for birds? What…
How many orders are there?
What is the definition of Morphological?
Nearly 9,000
Class name is Aves. Latin meaning is: a class of vertebrates…
27 orders
A branch of biology that has to do with how organisms form an…
How many species of birds are there?
Nearly 9,000
What is the class name for birds? What…
Class name is Aves. Latin meaning is: a class of vertebrates…
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