All birds lay eggs, have feathers, and are warm-blooded. But even though they have these characteristics in common, birds are incredibly diverse in appearance, behaviors, and unique abilities. Giant wingspans, dizzying flying altitudes, and many more amazing facts are packed into this richly illustrated edition that brings the wonder of the skies to land-bound readers.Brilliant. Bills. The bee hummingbird takes the prize for being the smallest bird in the world. It is only around 2 inches (5 cm) long and weighs less than a dime. Yet, it can still flap its tiny wings 50 to 80 times each second. A hummingbirda#39;sanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||The Rosen Publishing Group - 2014-07-15|