What are Birds?

Birds are feathered, winged vertebrates. Birds are warm-blooded like mammals. Their hollow bones give most birds the ability to fly, although some birds, such as the rhea, are flightless.

Did you know?

Feathers are made of keratin, which is the same protein tissue that makes up human hair and fingernails.

Birds on Exhibit

Bald Eagle
Barn Owl
Barred Owl
Blue & Gold Macaw
Burrowing Owl
Chilean Flamingo
Golden Eagle
Green-Winged Macaw
Montezuma Quail
Muscovy Duck
Peregrine Falcon
Red-Tailed Hawk
Turkey Vulture
Yellow-Crowned Amazon
Yellow-Naped Amazon

Educational Birds

Bald Eagle
Black Vulture
Eastern Screech Owl
Great Horned Owl
Mallard Duck
Moluccan Cockatoo
Red-Tailed Hawk
Snowy Owl
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