How are birds able to fly?

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Birds are built for flying. They have bones and feathers that make them very light. Most of their bones are hollow and act like air pockets. Birds are mostly feathers and feathers do not weigh much. Birds have strong muscles and wings to help them fly.
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Birds are able to fly because of a variety of specialized adaptations. They have high metabolisms to supply their body with energy. They also have light weight bones.
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1. Check with various airlines before you book your flight to see if they allow pet birds. Do so by calling or checking their websites. Airlines such as Southwest, Jet Blue, and Frontier
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The majority of birds fly 20 to 40 miles per hour, depending on weather conditions. Ducks and geese generally fly in the 40 to 55 miles per hour range. Herons are slow flyers at less
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Birds are able to fly because of a variety of specialized adaptations. They have high metabolisms to supply their body with energy. They have lightweight bones. They have feathers
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Birds are able to fly because of the way their body have adapted to their requirements. Each bird species has a different shape of feathers in order to allow their body types to fly.
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