Hummingbirds are birds native to the Americas. Hummingbirds have a place with the request Apodiformes, signifying, “unfooted birds.” There are three families in a specific order: Trochilidae (hummingbirds), Hemiodontidae (tree swifts), and Apodidae (swifts).
Extinct flightless bird – Dodo – skeleton to be sold at summers place auction in November 2016
Dodo was a bird that can’t fly and as is the saying “as dead as dodo”, it is now extinct. Supposed to have existed only in Mauritius in the late 16th and early 17th century, last seen by by Dutch sailors during that period on the island. This bird was 1m tall and weight, expected […]
King vultures are generally found in Mexico to South Argentina. It’s name is king vulture because in some Mayan legend story , they refereed this creature as intermediate between God and Human Being. It’s scientific name is Sarcoramphus papa Wing Span upto 6 feet. They have extremely tough beak for tearing carcasses. They are very […]
Argentavis magnificens largest flying bird ever discovered
Argentavis magnificens literally meaning the “magnificent argentine bird”, occasionally called the Giant Teratom is the largest flying bird ever explored which is now an extinct species. It probably had heavy, strong legs and large feet which enabled it to pace comfortably. The beak was largely flattened with a wide opened hooked tip. The humerus (upper […]
Beautiful Victoria Crowned Pigeon
Victoria Crowned Pigeon is one of the most beautiful pigeon in world. They are seen in New Guinea region and in some parts of Indonesia. They prefer lowland and rain forest. They have feathered crown and its name origin-ed from this. Scientific Name :Goura victoria. Victoria Crowned Pigeons are very bad parent because they sometimes […]