How Do Birds Breathe?


Birds breathe through nostrils on the tops of their beaks. Birds have lungs just like humans and other land living creatures. Birds also have hollow bones.
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While birds do have lungs, they lack a diaphragm to help push air in and out. Instead, muscles along the ribcage and sternum contract and shrink the entire body cavity to push air
Birds breathe with lungs, in and out through beak and nostrils - pretty much like we do. Some have a sort of secondary system as well, with air sacs and even their hollow bones playing
Birds do not have a diaphragm. Instead, air is moved in & out of the respiratory system through
If he is doing the weird breathing just when you are near he maybe frightened of you still. They kind of pant when they are nervous. If he is doing it all the time he maybe sick and
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Birds are vertebrates with feathers, modified for flight and for active metabolism. Birds are a monophyletic lineage, evolved once from a common ancestor, and all birds are related through that common origin. More >>
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Birds do not have a respiratory system like we do. They have a series of air sacs and air is pushed through each sac through pressure instead of a diaphragm. You can find more information here:
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