Birds

Bali Myna: the Bride of Nature

The Bali myna is a beautiful, snow-white bird with black tips on wing and tail feathers and striking sky-blue patches of skin around its...

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Australian Brush-Turkey: Beautiful Features and Lifestyle

The Australian brush-turkey (also known as the bush or scrub turkey) is hard to miss. A colorful head tops a black body that is supported...

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Amazing Facts About the Impressive and Dangerous Cassowary

What animal is around six feet tall, weighs over 100 pounds and can kick people to death? The southern cassowary, of course. The bird,...

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Incredible Facts About Red Robin’s You Didn’t Know

The robin – an animal so intertwined in the images the mind conjures up when one thinks of Christmas, that we couldn’t disassociate the...

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Incredible Facts About the American Oystercatcher Bird

The American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) is a common sight on rocky and sandy beaches and saltwater lagoons on Galapagos. It has a...

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This Is the Real Story of the Beautiful Dodo Birds

The dodo was a medium-large sized flightless bird that was discovered on the Island of Mauritius in the 1590s and was declared extinct less...

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These Are the Most Fascinating Things About Galapagos Barn Owls

The Galapagos Barn Owl lives on the islands of Santa Cruz, Isabela, San Cristóbal and Fernandina. Like its cousin, the Short-eared Owl, it...

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You’d Never Believe These Facts About Hoopoe Birds

The African Hoopoe (Upupa africana) is an African bird that belongs to the Family: Upupidae which also includes the Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa...

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We Bet You Didn’t Know These Things About Capercaillie Birds

The Capercaillie bird (Tetrao urogallus) is also known as the Wood Grouse or Western Capercaillie. The Capercaillie bird is the largest...

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Facts About Cranes You Probably Didn’t Know

The crane is a large, long-beaked bird that is found all over the world. There are 15 different species of crane found on Earth today, but...

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