The Eurasian Wryneck (Jynx torquilla) is a species of wryneck in the family of woodpeckers. This species breeds in temperate regions of Europe and Asia. It is migratory, wintering in tropical Africa and southern Asia from Iran to the Indian Subcontinent.
stanleyillustration: A digital illustration of the Hooded Pitohui, one of the only known poisonous birds. This illustration shows the bird in its environment along with information on the toxin and possible source of the toxin.
Harpy Eagle, considered the largest of the eagles, with wing spans approaching 10 feet. Incredible strength, able to pierce the skulls of monkeys, its main prey. No animal under 50 pounds is safe from this incredibly successful hunter.
sdzsafaripark: Do you know how the world’s tallest raptor, the secretary bird, got its name? Find out here. I cannot, to this day, look at a photoset of this bird without thinking of Beyonce’s Flawless.