Most birds have four toes and feet which are adapted to their lifestyles. Click on the images below and a window will pop-up with more pictures of birds and their feet. Make sure your pop-up stopper is off.
Birds which like to perch on branches and twigs have a long back toe which helps them tightly grab a perch.
Climbing birds have hind toes so that they can climb without falling backward.
Swimming birds have webbed feet which they use like paddles in the water.