The trumpeter swan has been reported to have a wingspan of close to 10 ft. and the males can weigh over 25 pounds. It is the heaviest native bird in North America.

The white pelican and California condor both have wingspans of about 9 feet. The tallest bird in North America is the Whooping crane with a height of about 4 1/2 feet.

The ostrich is almost 8 ft. tall and can weigh up to 300 lbs. The giant moa of New Zealand became extinct about five hundred years ago but was an incredible 12 feet tall.


The calliope hummingbird, with a length of 3 1/4" is the smallest regularly occurring bird in the United States. The bee hummingbird of Cuba, with a length of about 2 1/4", is the smallest in the world.


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