Aves

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Aves

  1. 1. By Erin, Paige and Kayla
  2. 2. Examples • Chickens • Owls • Hawks • Toucans • Robins
  3. 3. Domain: EukaryaKingdom: AnimaliaPhylum: ChordataVertebrate Subgroup: Aves
  4. 4. Body Characteristics Legs and wings Feathers Lightweight Rigid flight skeleton A beak instead of teeth.
  5. 5. PROCESSES Air sacs 4 chambers Ectothermic
  6. 6. Processes - Respiration Involvingair sacs that store and move air, but do not participate in gas exchange.
  7. 7. Processes - Heart Structure Divided into 4 chambers Pumps oxygen because birds have high energy levels the heart pumps faster than most mammals.
  8. 8. Processes - Endothermic  Maintain an average body temperature of 40-44C
  9. 9. REPRODUCTION DEVELOPMENTFERTILIZATION Internal  External Fertilization Development  Produces either  Example – Chicken sperm or egg eggs
  10. 10. EVOLUTIONARY MILESTONE Endothermy Warm blooded  Ability to stabilize internal temperature- cool down or produce more body heat

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