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110 terms
Birds (Zoology)
Black and white warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Yellow rumped warbler
Yellowthroat
Black and white warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Zoology--Birds
Order Anseriformes
Order Galliformes
Order Gaviiformes
Order Podicipediformes
geese, swans, ducks... -Dabblers dunk under the water to retriev…
chicken-like birds; pheasants, turkeys, prairie chickens
loons... -Aquatic diving birds... Bones are solid to enable easier…
Grebes... -Aquatic diving birds with lobed toes... Primarily feed o…
Order Anseriformes
geese, swans, ducks... -Dabblers dunk under the water to retriev…
Order Galliformes
chicken-like birds; pheasants, turkeys, prairie chickens
76 terms
Zoology-Birds
Egg tooth
yolk sac
molting
air sacs
special structure in chick's beak to crack through the shell
membranous sac containing yolk
process of feather replacement
lung compartment; increase oxygen intake for birds
Egg tooth
special structure in chick's beak to crack through the shell
yolk sac
membranous sac containing yolk
Zoology birds
What class are birds in?
Ornithology
Oldest fossil of bird
Superorder of flightless birds
Ave
Study of birds
Archaeopteryx
Paleognathae
What class are birds in?
Ave
Ornithology
Study of birds
Zoology Birds
Egg Tooth
Yolk sac
Molting
Air sacs
Structure in beak that breaks and tears through shell
Sac containing yolk in embryo
Process of feather replacement
Structures that increase the amount of oxygen taken in by birds
Egg Tooth
Structure in beak that breaks and tears through shell
Yolk sac
Sac containing yolk in embryo
ZOOLOGY BIRDS
Cerulean Warbler
Black and White Warbler
Yellow-Rumped Warbler
(common) Yellowthroat
Cerulean Warbler
Black and White Warbler
29 terms
Zoology Birds
Northern Cardinal
American Robin
Blue Jay
Mourning Dove
(male)
Northern Cardinal
(male)
American Robin
29 terms
Zoology Birds
feathers
forelimbs
hindlimbs
organ
What is the main characteristic of all birds?
What are modified into wings ( although they are not used for…
What are adapted for walking, swimming, or perching?
Birds have the greatest development of what system just like…
feathers
What is the main characteristic of all birds?
forelimbs
What are modified into wings ( although they are not used for…
120 terms
Zoology Birds
Black and White Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
yellow- rumped warbler
yellowthroat
Black and White Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
23 terms
Zoology - Birds
Struthioniformes
Anseriformes
Passeriformes
Piciformes
ostrich, emus, kiwis, rheas
ducks, geese, swans
Songbirds
woodpeckers, toucans
Struthioniformes
ostrich, emus, kiwis, rheas
Anseriformes
ducks, geese, swans
120 terms
Zoology Birds
Black and White Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Yellow-rumped warbler
Yellowthroat
Black and White Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
50 terms
Birds- Zoology
Common Loon
American White Pelican
Double-crested Cormorant
Tundra Swan
Common Loon
American White Pelican
Zoology Birds
House Finch
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
American Coot
...
House Finch
Carolina Chickadee
...
24 terms
zoology | birds
eastern bluebird (state bird)
american kestrel
american robin
bald eagle
eastern bluebird (state bird)
american kestrel
21 terms
Zoology Birds
Great Blue Heron
Sandhill Crane
Turkey Vulture
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Great Blue Heron
Sandhill Crane
44 terms
Zoology - Birds
Mourning Dove
California Towhee
California Quail
Robin
Mourning Dove
California Towhee
Birds- Zoology
animal
chordate
aves
columbidae
kingdom
phylum
class
family
animal
kingdom
chordate
phylum
33 terms
Zoology birds
List and define the two types of feath…
Digestive structure order
4 char of altricial birds
Kinds of altricial birds
Contour feathers : used to fly. Also reffered to as the quil…
Mouth, estophagus, crop, provetriculus, gizzard, pyloric valv…
Lay fewer than 6 eggs, born small n weak, foster parent techn…
Perching birds water birds birds of prey flightless birds
List and define the two types of feath…
Contour feathers : used to fly. Also reffered to as the quil…
Digestive structure order
Mouth, estophagus, crop, provetriculus, gizzard, pyloric valv…
Zoology Birds
feathers
forelimbs
hindlimbs
organ
What is the main characteristic of all birds?
What are modified into wings ( although they are not used for…
What are adapted for walking, swimming, or perching?
Birds have the greatest development of what system just like…
feathers
What is the main characteristic of all birds?
forelimbs
What are modified into wings ( although they are not used for…
Zoology Birds
penguins
kingfishers
ostriches
emus,cassowaries
sphenisciformes
coraciiformes
struthioniformes
casuariiformes
penguins
sphenisciformes
kingfishers
coraciiformes
38 terms
Zoology birds
Flight muscles
Flightless birds
Penguins
Erythrocytes
25% of body weight
Keel-less with flat sternam
Heavier bones then flying birds
Keep nuclei like reptiles, not like mammals
Flight muscles
25% of body weight
Flightless birds
Keel-less with flat sternam
17 terms
Zoology Birds
feathers
Quill
shaft
Barbs
Distinguishing characteristic of birds
a stiff, sharp hair or spine like the pointed end of a feather
Long, slender portion of a long bone
These columns of feather sheaths cornify and develope into th…
feathers
Distinguishing characteristic of birds
Quill
a stiff, sharp hair or spine like the pointed end of a feather
45 terms
Zoology Birds
Aves
Archaeopteryx
Feathers
Down Feather
Have feathers, evolved from reptiles, the same lineage as din…
150 million years old, reptilians and avian features, oldest…
evolved from reptilian scales, thermoregulation and flight
Soft, Undermost, Baby Birds
Aves
Have feathers, evolved from reptiles, the same lineage as din…
Archaeopteryx
150 million years old, reptilians and avian features, oldest…
34 terms
Zoology Birds
Class Aves
Two groups of living birds
Feather structure
Molting of feathers
Comes from the diapsid Archosaur lineage 150 mya when Archaeo…
Paleognathae: large, flightless birds often called ratite, ha…
light weight but tough, consists of hollow quill or calamus e…
feather develops from epidermal elevation overlying a nourish…
Class Aves
Comes from the diapsid Archosaur lineage 150 mya when Archaeo…
Two groups of living birds
Paleognathae: large, flightless birds often called ratite, ha…
28 terms
Zoology: Birds
Contour Feather
Quill
Shaft
Barb/s
any of the mainly small feathers that form the outline of an…
any of the main wing or tail feathers of a bird.
...
...
Contour Feather
any of the mainly small feathers that form the outline of an…
Quill
any of the main wing or tail feathers of a bird.
18 terms
Zoology birds
Waterfowl
Fowl-like ground birds
"Diving" water birds
Gregarious social water birds
-short legs with webbed toes and feet ... -long necks with flat…
-Strong legs w/ heavy walking feet ... -heavy, plump breasted bo…
"Floating nests" (carry young on their backs ... Ex:loons and gr…
-short legs w/ huge long wings ... -expandable gular throat pouc…
Waterfowl
-short legs with webbed toes and feet ... -long necks with flat…
Fowl-like ground birds
-Strong legs w/ heavy walking feet ... -heavy, plump breasted bo…
19 terms
Zoology birds
Phylum
Class
Characteristics
Orders of birds
Chordata
Aves
Wings... Feathers... Light bones... Endothermic... Efficient respiration…
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Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
20 terms
Zoology - Birds
Cere
Furcula (sing. Furculum)
Sternum
Pygostype
fleshy area of skin on the beak of a bird
the fused collarbones in a bird's skeleton; the "wishbone"
attachment point for flight muscles; the "breastbone"
terminal fused vertebrae of the spine, support tail feathers
Cere
fleshy area of skin on the beak of a bird
Furcula (sing. Furculum)
the fused collarbones in a bird's skeleton; the "wishbone"
13 terms
Zoology - birds
Order Passeriformes
Order Piciformes
Order Anseriformes
Order Strigiformes
Perching songbirds
Woodpeckers, toucans, puffbirds, honeyguides
Swans, geese, ducks
Owls
Order Passeriformes
Perching songbirds
Order Piciformes
Woodpeckers, toucans, puffbirds, honeyguides
zoology birds
Pelicaniformes
Falconiformes
Rheaiformes
Cuculiformies
Pelicans
Falcons
Rheas
Cuckoos, road runners
Pelicaniformes
Pelicans
Falconiformes
Falcons
64 terms
Zoology (Birds)
Who are birds closely related to?
Characteristics of Class Aves
Body
Limbs
Reptiles
- body... - limbs... - epidermis... - skeleton... - nervous system... - circ…
4 major regions (head, neck, trunk, tail)
front limbs -flight ... rear limbs - walking, perching, swimming
Who are birds closely related to?
Reptiles
Characteristics of Class Aves
- body... - limbs... - epidermis... - skeleton... - nervous system... - circ…
Zoology Birds
Birds
Feathers
Sinosauropteryx
Caudipteryx
between 9500 and 10000 species, 28 orders
warmth and attracting a mate
downy-like shafts
symmetrical feathers on wings and tails
Birds
between 9500 and 10000 species, 28 orders
Feathers
warmth and attracting a mate
20 terms
Zoology - birds
Spheniscormes
Falconiformes
Galliformes
Anseriformes
Penguins! (Flightless birds adapted to life in Antarctica.) 🐧…
Falcon! Eagle! (Birds of prey.) 🐦
Turkey! Chicken! (Game bird.) 🐥🐥🐥🐥🐥🐥
Ducks! Swans! (Waterfowl.) 🐤🐤🐤🐤🐤
Spheniscormes
Penguins! (Flightless birds adapted to life in Antarctica.) 🐧…
Falconiformes
Falcon! Eagle! (Birds of prey.) 🐦
48 terms
Zoology-Birds
What are the 3 evolutionary similariti…
What is the name of the oldest known o…
What characteristics did Archaeopteryx…
What Characteristics dis Archaeopteryx…
A. Flexible S-shaped neck... B. Unique ankle joint... C. Hollow Bones
Archaeopteryx
Feathers that covered limbs, wings, body and tail. Hollow bones
Teeth, Claws, Fore Limbs, Long, Bony Tail
What are the 3 evolutionary similariti…
A. Flexible S-shaped neck... B. Unique ankle joint... C. Hollow Bones
What is the name of the oldest known o…
Archaeopteryx
24 terms
zoology birds
eastern bluebird (state bird)
american kestrel
american robin
bald eagle
eastern bluebird (state bird)
american kestrel
Zoology Birds
Anseriformes
Apodiformes
Caprimulgiformes
Casuariiformes
Ducks, Geese, Swans
Hummingbirds, Swifts
Goathawks, Nighthawks, Poorwills
Emu, Casowaries
Anseriformes
Ducks, Geese, Swans
Apodiformes
Hummingbirds, Swifts
Zoology Birds
Class Aves
Organs
Bones
Skeleton
Feathers ... No teeth ... Flexible long neck ... Scales on legs ... Bones…
Body weight is reduced by reducing or lose certain structures…
Air cavities reduced the weight of the bone without sacrifici…
Enlarged sternum ... -flight muscle attachment (breast) ... Long ne…
Class Aves
Feathers ... No teeth ... Flexible long neck ... Scales on legs ... Bones…
Organs
Body weight is reduced by reducing or lose certain structures…
17 terms
Zoology-Birds
galliformes
cuculiformes
columbiformes
falconiformes
quail
yellow-billed cuckoo
mourning dove
hawk
galliformes
quail
cuculiformes
yellow-billed cuckoo
28 terms
Zoology -- Reptiles and Birds
Transition Fossils
Characteristics of Reptiles
Herbivore
Carnivore
Shows a slow and steady evolution from Amphibians to Reptiles
-Vertebrates... -Lungs... -Amniotic eggs... -Scaly skin... -3 1/2 chamber…
Tear plants using teeth and jaws
Meat eating
Transition Fossils
Shows a slow and steady evolution from Amphibians to Reptiles
Characteristics of Reptiles
-Vertebrates... -Lungs... -Amniotic eggs... -Scaly skin... -3 1/2 chamber…
25 terms
MO Birds :zoology
Blue bird
American Kestrel
American Robin
Bald eagle
Class aves
Falconifomes
Passeriformes
Falconifomes
Blue bird
Class aves
American Kestrel
Falconifomes
54 terms
Zoology birds and reptiles
turkey vulture
wood duck
mallard
great blue heron
turkey vulture
wood duck
29 terms
Zoology Birds 90-120
Common loon
Wood duck
Hooded Merganser
Lesser Scaup
Common loon
Wood duck
Zoology recognition birds
Casuarius casuarius
Podiceps cristatus
Phalacrocorax carbo
Ardea cinerea
cassowary
great crested grebe
cormorant
grey heron
Casuarius casuarius
cassowary
Podiceps cristatus
great crested grebe
10 terms
Vertebrate Zoology Birds
Order Anseriformes... Family Anatidae... Ca…
Order Anseriformes... Family Anatidae... Ca…
Order Anseriformes... Family Anatidae... Ma…
Order Anseriformes... Family Anatidae... No…
...
Order Anseriformes... Family Anatidae... Ca…
...
Order Anseriformes... Family Anatidae... Ca…
Zoology Bird
Spruce Grouse
Ruffed Grouse
Sharp-tailed Grouse
Long-billed Curlew
Falcipennis canadensis
Bonasa umbellus
Tympanuchus phasianellus
Numenuis americanus
Spruce Grouse
Falcipennis canadensis
Ruffed Grouse
Bonasa umbellus
Zoology-Chapter 4-Birds
true
ear
predators
outrun
T/F flightlessness is an evolutionary process
birds have a single middle ___ bone
small birds can become flightless if there are no ________
large birds become flightless because they can _____ predators
true
T/F flightlessness is an evolutionary process
ear
birds have a single middle ___ bone
53 terms
Zoology Birds Study Guide
Describe bird diversity:
Describe bird uniformity in structure:
Describe the fossil ancestral bird and…
Identify the two hypotheses related to…
-Over 9,700 species have been described worldwide. ... - Inhabit…
-Forelimbs are modified as wings, although not capable of fli…
Archaeopteryx lithographica (1861) ... -skull resembled modern b…
Arboreal and Cursorial
Describe bird diversity:
-Over 9,700 species have been described worldwide. ... - Inhabit…
Describe bird uniformity in structure:
-Forelimbs are modified as wings, although not capable of fli…
41 terms
Zoology Chapter 21- Birds
sinosauropteryx
original purpose of feathers
caudipteryx
Archeopteryx lithographica
-similarities in wrist bone structures... -covered in fine, down…
warmth and attraction
-symmetrical feathers on wings and tail... -symmetrical feathers…
-ancient bird discovered in Germany in 1861... -classified as a…
sinosauropteryx
-similarities in wrist bone structures... -covered in fine, down…
original purpose of feathers
warmth and attraction
16 terms
Zoology - Birds (Lehman)
Which (male / female) birds have more…
What are the flight feathers called?
What does amniotic egg mean?
Describe Bird Bones
Male... -to attract female
Pennaceous Feathers... -Know what they look like under microscope
Water Proof Egg
-Lightweight & strong... -Lightweight so they can fly... -Air filled
Which (male / female) birds have more…
Male... -to attract female
What are the flight feathers called?
Pennaceous Feathers... -Know what they look like under microscope
10 terms
Chapter 27 (Birds) - Zoology
Major adaptions for flight
Oldest fossils
Evolution of flight
How many species of birds?
1. Bones are light and hollow... 2. Fusion and reduction (skull…
Oldest fossils from Jurassic period
Two hypotheses:... 1. Arboreal- (more favored hypothesis); an ar…
9,700 species
Major adaptions for flight
1. Bones are light and hollow... 2. Fusion and reduction (skull…
Oldest fossils
Oldest fossils from Jurassic period
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