Nests & Eggs

Bird Incubation Period Chicken 20-22 days Ostrich 42-50 days Parakeet (budgie) 27-28 days Pigeon 14-18 days Swan 30 days Toucan 18 days Birds bear their young in hard-shelled eggs which hatch after some time. Some birds, like chickens, lay eggs each day, while others (like the maleo) may go for years between laying eggs. Birds […]

Bird Identification

There are between 9,000 and 10,000 different species of birds currently living on the face of the earth. Approximately 3,200 different bird species can be found in South America, 1,700 in Australia and the surrounding islands, 2,900 in Asia, 2,300 in Africa, 1,000 in Europe, and 2,000 in North America. Even Antarctica has 65 different […]

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The MSP project is funded by an ESEA, Title II Part B Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant through the Montana Office of Public Instruction. MSP was developed by the Clark Fork Watershed Education Program and faculty from Montana Tech of The University of Montana and Montana State University, with support from other Montana University System Faculty.