Can Osprey Swim?

Osprey

Can Osprey Swim? Ospreys are beautiful birds known as the sea hawk, fish hawk, or river hawk. The bird features large legs, hooked talons, and a reversible outer toe. Ospreys may also be able to close their nostrils when they dive into the water. The bird also has a slender body with a sharp beak … Read more

How Do Birds Mate? (And Do They Mate With Other Species)

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How Do Birds Mate? When birds are ready to mate, both males and females look for the best possible partners. After finding a suitable mate, the sex act is surprisingly quick. Most male birds don’t have penises; rather, both male and female birds have what’s known as a cloaca. The cloaca is an internal chamber … Read more