The Hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards.
The ostrich is the largest living bird, growing up to 9 feet tall and weighing up to 345 pounds.
The bee hummingbird is the world's smallest bird, measuring only 2.25 inches in length and weighing less than a dime.
The wandering albatross has the longest wingspan of any living bird, reaching up to 11 feet.
The great horned owl is one of the most powerful owls in the world, with a wingspan of up to 5 feet.
The Andean condor is the largest flying bird in the world, with a wingspan of up to 10 feet.
The Common Swift is the fastest flying bird, whose speed is up to 106 miles per hour.
The common cuckoo is the only bird in the world that lays its eggs in the nests of other birds.
The common pigeon is the oldest known domesticated bird, with records of domestication dating back to 4500 BC.
The Bald Eagle is the national bird of the United States.