 Chance
 Proximity
 Diversity
 Closest thing to dinos
 Pretty
 Eggs = amazing!
 Bit  f   
  Bit of a nerd
         ...
 Largest living bird: Ostrich

 Smallest living bird: Zunzún

 Fastest bird: Peregrine Falcon

 Longest migration: Arc...
 The difference in visual form between male and female 
    e d e e ce        sua o bet ee       a ea d e a e
members of ...
Peafowl




 Male     Female
Common Grackle
      Rock Pigeon
               g
                               AKA “Annoying bird that wakes you 
      ...
Baltimore Oriole
B li      O i l




        Male       Female
House Sparrow
      S




       Female   Male
Bald Eagle




             Male (L) & Female (R)
Wood Thrush




       Female   Male
Wood Thrush
 ood    us


               DC “State” bird
                DC  State  bird
               Brown spots on ch...
Ca o a
Carolina Wren
           e


                 2nd largest wren pop  in US
                      largest wren pop. ...
G eat ue e o
Great Blue Heron


                    Largest North American heron
                    Raise one brood eac...
Indigo Bunting
  d go u t g

                           Migrates by night using the stars
                           Nes...
“Cher Ami”
 C e
              Born in Britain; naturalized U.S. 
               citizen
              Black Check Cock h...
“Archimedes”
   c   edes
                 Cartoon 
                 Merlin the Magician’s sidekick
                 Hig...
“The Great Owl”
   e G eat O
                   Wise
                   Scary
                   Friend of Nicodemus 
 ...
 Mechanical owl, built by Hephaestus
 Created before R2D2
 Smart
 Brave
 Loyal helper to Perseus
 Speaks in a langua...
My Pecha Kucha: Birds
My Pecha Kucha: Birds
My Pecha Kucha: Birds
My Pecha Kucha: Birds
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My Pecha Kucha: Birds

  1. 1.  Chance  Proximity  Diversity  Closest thing to dinos  Pretty  Eggs = amazing!  Bit  f    Bit of a nerd d
  2. 2.  Largest living bird: Ostrich  Smallest living bird: Zunzún  Fastest bird: Peregrine Falcon  Longest migration: Arctic Tern g g  10,000 known species of birds  Chickens > people  51.3 million birdwatchers
  3. 3.  The difference in visual form between male and female  e d e e ce sua o bet ee a ea d e a e members of the same species  Size  C l Coloration ti  Body structure  50% of the world’s bird species %  f  h   ld’  bi d  i  Generally polygamous 
  4. 4. Peafowl Male Female
  5. 5. Common Grackle Rock Pigeon g AKA “Annoying bird that wakes you  AKA  Annoying bird that wakes you  AKA “Rats of the bird world” up from you weekend nap” Male & Female Male & Female
  6. 6. Baltimore Oriole B li  O i l Male Female
  7. 7. House Sparrow  S Female Male
  8. 8. Bald Eagle Male (L) & Female (R)
  9. 9. Wood Thrush Female Male
  10. 10. Wood Thrush ood us  DC “State” bird DC  State  bird  Brown spots on chest  Nests near houses  P Posture of an American    f   A i   Robin
  11. 11. Ca o a Carolina Wren e  2nd largest wren pop  in US largest wren pop. in US  Weighs 20g at most  Monomorphic  M Mostly brown body; white  l  b  b d   hi   eye streak  Distinctive song
  12. 12. G eat ue e o Great Blue Heron  Largest North American heron  Raise one brood each year  Grayish‐blue overtone  N Non‐migrators i
  13. 13. Indigo Bunting d go u t g  Migrates by night using the stars  Nests in shrubs and low trees  Large migratory path  Each male has distinct song Male Female
  14. 14. “Cher Ami” C e  Born in Britain; naturalized U.S.  citizen  Black Check Cock homing pigeon  Served U.S. Army Signal Corps in  WWI  Delivered critical message
  15. 15. “Archimedes” c edes  Cartoon   Merlin the Magician’s sidekick  Highly educated  Overly sensitive  Occasionally grumpy yg py http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ne 5_KaN19Cw 5 KaN19Cw
  16. 16. “The Great Owl” e G eat O  Wise  Scary  Friend of Nicodemus  i d  f  i d    Favorite food: Moths  Voiced by John Carradine
  17. 17.  Mechanical owl, built by Hephaestus  Created before R2D2  Smart  Brave  Loyal helper to Perseus  Speaks in a language of clicks and  sounds http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i hwqeuMZXCM&feature PlayList&p hwqeuMZXCM&feature=PlayList&p =C47D6A287B106CCE&playnext= 1&playnext_from=PL&index=15

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