Why don't birds get burned when they fly too close to the sun?
- 6 months agoBest answer
The sun is for sure way too far away for them to get burned. On a super hot, sunny day I can see why you might think that. There are different oils on their feathers that protect them from water when it rains. The way that their feathers are designed can help them do many things and protect them from many things. But, like I, and many other comments said, the sun is too far away to burn a flying bird.
- Jerry SLv 76 months ago
they do not fly close enough for that to happen.
- 6 months ago
They use a high SPF sunscreen.
- VerulamLv 76 months ago
Because there's no way that they do (fly too close to the sun)!!
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- Anonymous6 months ago
This person mightve meant sunburn
- daniel gLv 76 months ago
Some of the highest flying birds only get to 4 miles up and can't survive higher, then, it is another 93 million miles to the sun,,,go figure.
- rootbrian2000Lv 66 months ago
Impossible. They'd have to fly into space, and before they even get that high, they'll die from lack of oxygen and frostbite.
- ToddLv 76 months ago
They're not flying close the sun. the sun is 93 million miles away. Plus, birds never break the atmosphere, which is what protects us from the sun. Also they have covering, namely feathers.
- Pearl LLv 76 months ago
cause theyre not that close, it just looks that way
- 6 months ago
they don't fly anywhere near the sun