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How do you identify a bird.


  • Have a body covered in feathers

  • Have wings and most birds can fly

  • They have a light-weight, hollow skeleton

  • Most birds build a nest in which the eggs are laid

  • They lay eggs with hard shells which need warmth from a parent bird to hatch

  • They look after their young until they are independent

  • They have scaly legs and claws and a hard beak

  • They are warm blooded and maintain a constant body heat

What birds have you spotted in your garden?


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