Flamingos Facts

Greater flamingo

Pink flamingo, or common flamingo, (lat. Phoenicopterus roseus) is a species of bird from the Phoenicopteriformes order. The Greater flamingo is the most common type of flamingo. Flamingos cannot be confused with any other bird due to the structure of the body and the color of the plumage. These are rather large birds – height […]

Ostriches – fast and large

The african ostrich

Ostriches are the largest birds in the world. The ostrich weighs on average 140-250 lb (63.5-131.5 kg) and is 6-9 feet (1.8-2.7 meters) tall. The ostrich is native to the African continent, however, despite this, it is one of the most famous birds in the world. The African ostrich became famous for its unusual appearance […]

African Gray Parrot

gray parrot

The gray parrot is the smartest parrot known. This parrot with a nondescript gray appearance is able to memorize and clearly reproduce not only individual words, but also entire sentences. Because of its conversational qualities, the gray parrot in its homeland in Africa has become the subject of illegal mass capture for the purpose of […]

Red junglefowl

Red junglefowl

Habitat: Southeast Asia; acclimatized to about. Sulawesi and Lesser Sunda Islands Area: forests, shrubs, cultivated fields. Sizes: 15-28 in (43-76 cm) including tail. Order: Chicken (Galliformes) The ancestor of all breeds of domestic chickens, the red junglefowl is very elegant. Males have especially bright plumage. Females are much smaller than roosters and are colored brown […]

Eagles are birds of prey of the hawk family

The sea eagle

The sea eagle is a massive, majestic bird. Its body length is from 70 to 110 cm (28–40 in), the wingspan is 2-2.5 m (5 ft 11 in and 7 ft 7 in), the weight is in the range from 2 to 7 kg (4 lb – 15 lb). The beak is large, hooked, the […]

Bird owl facts

Owls are among the most ancient birds on our planet. According to ornithologists, owls lived in North America several tens of millions of years ago. It is believed that the first owl-like bird lived in the Mesozoic period around 250 million years BC. In the legends of the Middle Ages, owls act as mystical characters […]