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Use these online biology videos to study Birds - Ostriches to Guinea Fowl. Use the video subtitles to improve Reading and Literacy skills ... simultaneously!

Use these Biology and Animal Kingdom videos titled Birds - Ostriches to Guinea Fowl to study thirteen orders of birds, the scientific names of bird families within those orders; and the species of birds belonging to each family.

In this topic on birds, entitled From Ostriches to Guinea Fowl, from the Study of The Animal Kingdom series, you'll examine the biological characteristics of flamingos, penguins, pelicans, swans, eagles, hawks, and other birds. Did you know that there are more than 8,700 species of birds alive today? These 2 online educational video titles introduce the class Aves, the first group to be termed "warm-blooded." Discover how these birds are grouped into 27 different orders and more than 155 families. Learn about different bird families including ostriches, penguins, albatrosses, pelicans, flamingos, swans, condors, hawks, eagles, and many more.

Learning Objectives:

  • Survey thirteen orders of birds; cite the scientific names of bird families within those orders; and identify species of birds belonging to each family.
  • Gain an introduction to ostriches, rheas, emus, kiwis, penguins, loons, darters, egrets, albatrosses, pelicans, cormorants, bitterns, storks, ibises, spoonbills, flamingos, ducks, geese, swans, condors, vultures, hawks, eagles, falcons, chickens, turkeys, and guinea fowl.
  • Describe the habitats of selected species of birds.
  • Discuss the physical, behavioral, and ecological similarities of selected species of birds within families and explain differences among bird families belonging to the same order.
  • Access a text supplement that provides concise, encyclopaedic information on selected species of birds identified in the presentation.
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