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All About Vultures
Vultures are large, scavenging Birdsof prey having bald heads and weak claws which feed chiefly on carrion (the carcasses of dead animals). The condor, king vulture, turkey buzzard, and black vulture are well known American species of vultures. There are 20 species of vulture. Vultures can eat meat which is in any stage of decay.
All About The Ostrich
The ostrich (Struthio camelus) has long and very strong legs, adapted for rapid running; only two toes with a long neck, nearly bare of feathers; and short wings incapable of flight. The adult male grows to about about eight feet high. The body of the male is covered with elegant black plumose feathers, while the wings and tail furnish the most valuable white plumes.
All About Eagles
The eagle is a large keen-sighted diurnal bird of prey noted for its broad wings and strong soaring flight. A member of the bird family Accipitridae (falcon). The eagle is remarkable for strength, size, graceful figure, keenness of vision, and extraordinary flight. The most noted eagles are the golden eagle (Aquila chrysa), the imperial eagle of Europe (A. mogilnik or imperialis), the American Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), the European sea eagle (H. albicilla) and the great harpy ea...
All About Cranes
The Crane is a large long-necked, straight billed wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts ofthe world. Cranes mate for life. There are15 species of cranes. Cranes are often confused with storks and Herons.
All About Swans
Swans are stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird belonging to Cygnus, with very long neck and usually white plumage. The swan has a large and strong beak, a long neck, and are noted fortheir graceful movements when swimming. The European white, or mute, swan (Cygnus gibbus), bends its neck in an S-shaped curve.