Birds

  • Kiwi

    The kiwi is a brown, fuzzy, flightless bird native to the forests and jungles of New Zealand. In recent years the kiwi has become endangered, mainly due to introduced predators like dogs, cats, rats, ferrets and weasels which hunt the kiwi and eat its eggs. The kiwi is almost helpless…

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  • Uguisu

    The Uguisu is a small species of bird that is natively found throughout Japan, China and Taiwan, along with a number of other regions of the far east. The Uguisu is also commonly known as the Japanese Bush-Warbler, as it is named for its beautifully distinctive song. The Uguisu is…

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  • Quail

    The common quail or European quail is a small ground-nesting game bird in the pheasant family Phasianidae. The quail is a small bird that inhabits woodland and forest areas around the globe. There are thought to be more than 15 different species of quail, with each species of quail being…

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  • Jabiru

    The Jabiru is a large stork found in the Americas from Mexico to Argentina, except west of the Andes. The Jabiru is the tallest flying bird found in South America and Central America, often standing nearly the same height as the flightless and thus much heavier American rhea. For the…

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  • Falcon

    Falcons are birds of prey belonging to the genus Falco, which includes about 40 species. Falcons are widely distributed on all continents except Antarctica. Adult Falcons have thin, tapered wings, which enable them to fly at high speed and change direction rapidly. Fledgling Falcons, in their first year of flying,…

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