Biodiversity if an amazing and wonderful thing. But it also means that there are many types of birds that don't fit into a specific categories. Read about all types of strange but beautiful birds in this section.
Backyard Birds Quiz
Think you know your backyard birds? Test your knowledge with this backyard birds quiz from HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Superstitions About Birds
Before you accidentally let any bad luck take wing, peck away at these 10 superstitions about birds to learn about bird symbols and folklore. See more »
Do ostriches really bury their heads in the sand?
Ostriches are much more likely to face a problem head-on than to try to hide. Learn if ostriches really bury their heads in the sand at HowStuffWorks. See more »
The kingfisher is the same size as the pigeon. Learn more about the belted kingfisher at HowStuffWorks. See more »
The brown pelican is a very unique bird. Learn more about the brown pelican at HowStuffWorks. See more »
The downy woodpecker can be found in forests. Learn more about the downy woodpecker at HowStuffWorks. See more »
Great Blue Heron
The great blue heron can be mistaken for similar-looking birds. Learn more about the great blue heron at HowStuffWorks. See more »
The herring gull is your basic seagull. Learn more about the herring gull at HowStuffWorks. See more »
Learn more about the killdeer. See a picture, learn some facts is and get tips on how to see them in the wild. See more »
The northern flicker is a large woodpecker. Learn more about the northern flicker at HowStuffWorks. See more »
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