How Do Birds Breath?


Birds breathe by taking air into their nostrils which travels to the lungs, much as we do. However, birds lack diaphragms, so the air they breathe is moved throughout their respiratory systems by its own pressure rather than by muscular force.
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How Do Birds Breathe?
Breathing is essential for life, and utilizing efficient ways of breathing is especially important for birds. While the process of inhaling and exhaling is relatively uncomplicated for most animals, birds have a distinctive respiratory system that is... More »
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Birds breathe the same as humans do. They have two tiny nostrils on the top of their beak closer to their eyes. Birds cough, blink, listen, and breathe very similar to humans.
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