Tag: ostrich

  • Birds of the World

    Around the world, birds are amongst the most loved creatures due to their variety, beauty and amazing vocal abilities. They are also popular due to their accessibility, that is, even if you live in a built up city you will still be able to see wild birds. If you are going to be traveling, you […]

  • Ostrich (Struthio camelus)

    The Ostrich (Struthio camelus) is undoubtedly the largest bird on the planet. Ostriches can grow to a height of 2.7 meters and can easily weigh in the region of 156 kilograms. They have no plumage over their heads, and extremely long necks. The male Ostrich is covered in thick, soft black feathers over his body […]

  • The Fascinating Flightless Cassowary

    The Southern Cassowary (Casuarius casuarius) is a large flightless bird found in the Seram Islands of Indonesia and the tropical rainforests of Aru, as well as New Guinea and northeastern ...

  • Flightless Birds

    Not all birds can fly. Though many people think flying is what defines birds as a group, in actuality several bird species are flightless birds.

  • Guide to Birds and Birding

    Birds are warm-blooded species, that lay eggs in order to reproduce, they are characterized by feathers, hollow bones and forelimbs that are modified as wings. They range in size from tiny ...