This animation demonstrates the anatomy of birds through the example of mallards.
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This animation demonstrates birds' bones and eggs through the example of the common blackbird.
The characteristic colours of the common kingfisher aid the bird in catching its prey.
Penguins are birds living in the Antarctic and adapted to cold temperature and swimming.
A species of mollusc widespread in freshwaters.
Marsh harriers are birds of prey found almost worldwide.
Pearls, often used as gemstones, are the by-products of certain molluscs' protective mechanisms.
Cosmopolitan monocots inhabiting watersides.
The saker falcon is a large bird of prey widespread in Europe and and Asia.
The animation demonstrates the most important types of feathers and their fine structure.
Groups of western jackdaws are frequently found in cities. Konrad Lorenz analysed the complex social behaviour of these animals.
The archaeopteryx shows characteristics of both birds and reptiles. It is probably the ancestor of birds.
This animation presents animals commonly kept as livestock and the primal cuts of their meat.