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Class Aves

Date & Time : 12, December 2017 00:40



General Characteristics of Aves

Classification of Aves

A Few Examples

1. Psittacula

Common name-tota.

Habitat-

Food-fruits and ripening grains.

IDENTIFYING CHARACTERS-

  • Body-slender-shaped.
  • Body color-grass green.
  • Body length-about 24 cm.
  • Bill-red in color, short but deeply hooked.
  • Collar-in males, it's color is black and rose pink but absent in females.
  • Feet-adapted for grasping.
  • Tail-long but pointed.
  • It can be taught to repeat some words or senteces.

2. Corvus

Common Name-kowwa in India.

Habitat-

Food-locusts, insects, wheat, maize etc.

IDENTIFYING CHARACTERS-

Body length-32-40 cm.

3. Columba

4. Coracias

5. Passer

6. Anas