Birds are truly brilliant, awe-inspiring, and diverse! With nearly 18,000 species of birds across planet Earth, there is such a dazzling array of sizes, colors, behaviors, habitats, diets, lifespans, and more that can be found in the bird kingdom. This infographic explores 55 bird species ranked from largest to smallest. The largest bird on Earth is the common ostrich, which can grow to be an average of seven feet tall, with some male ostriches growing up to a staggering 9.2 feet tall! In addition to their towering height, they can range from 200 to 280 pounds. Naturally, ostrich eggs are the world’s largest eggs, averaging around 5 inches in diameter and weighing 3 pounds. The smallest bird on Earth is the bee hummingbird. The bee hummingbird measures around 2 inches, weighs less than a dime, and earns its name from often being mistaken as a bee. There is such an incredible range between the common ostrich and the bee hummingbird!
Infographic by: alansfactoryoutlet