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The Secretary Bird

The secretary bird is the only bird of prey who does more walking than flying, up to 20 miles a day. With very large, broad wings, secretary birds are also strong fliers and use thermal air currents to rise and soar. When hunting, they stamp on the ground

amnemonic:  legs BY Michael Milicia, birds leg uploaded by halex 母親の包容力ってすげーなー。物理的にすげー。

This piping plover may look like it has many legs, but it is taking its four newborns under its wing to keep them warm. Photographer Michael Milicia - Saw this same thing with a Killdeer mom ther other day. Made me smile!

Hawk - Bird - Bird of Prey

Hawk - Bird - Bird of Prey.in the house.they do fly byes.just sit in a tree.missing you all.


"Archangel eagle" African fish eagles are found throughout SubSaharan Africa and the closest living species appears to be the Critically Endangered Madagascar fish eagle and palm-nut vulture.

The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) is the fastest living creature, reaching speeds of at least 124 mph and possibly as much as 168 mph when swooping from great heights during territorial displays or while catching prey birds in midair.

Image detail for -HawkQuest Anatum Peregrine Falcon (Male)

Birds!  Any kind!  I love to watch them fly in the sky or hear their happy twittering in trees

Beautiful swan and it's reflection---ok that's not a reflection it's a mirror image, but i like the editing idea

Barn Owl was chased until chaser bird landed on it and proceeded pecking the owl...a predicament, for sure.

Barn Owl was chased until chaser bird ( Western Kingbird) landed on it and proceeded pecking the owl.a predicament, for sure.

Black faced Spoon bill

And you thought you're having a Bad Hair day? ~ The Black Faced Spoonbill, Platalea minor is endangered, found on a few small rocky islands off the west coast of North Korea. These birds are are crepuscular eaters, using intertidal mudflats.

Common Redpoll sweety- I had to PIN this little bird as its beauty just touched my heart- GOD created such special creatures for us to enjoy and we preserve them for the future