Despite what is sung in a classic Christmas song (that drives many people crazy), you’re not likely to find a partridge in a pear tree, or any tree at all, since they are ground dwelling birds that can’t fly very well! (see image…)
This popular and abundant North American backyard bird is the state bird of seven US states – Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia! (see image…)
These big, unusual birds native to Africa and Asia might look like toucans (which are native to South America) but are actually thought to be closer to kingfishers, rollers and bee-eaters. (see image…)
Usually found in the canopies of lowland tropical rainforests of the Solomon Islands, New Guinea and northeastern Australia, the males and females of this bird were originally thought to be two separate species – the Eclectus Parrot! (see image…)
Few animals are as recognizable and beloved as these feathered, flightless and famous celebrities of the South Pole.
Endemic to Antarctica, standing 4 ft (120 cm) tall and weighing 90 lbs (40 kg), Emperor Penguins are the largest of the 17 penguin species. (see image…)
Along rocky cliffs lives the lovable black and white seabirds often nicknamed “clowns of the sea” and “sea parrots”. But these aren’t penguins – they’re Puffins! (see image…)
Found only in the Western Hemisphere with hundreds of different kinds in the American tropics and over a dozen varieties in the United States, the hummingbird is (…read more)