Marabou stork - Standing over 5 feet tall with a wingspan of more than 10 feet, these African birds are scavengers of large carrion, which is why they have featherless heads. They also eat other birds, and have even been known to consume flamingos.
The secretary bird derives its name from its long crest feathers, which stick out from the back of its head somewhat like the quill pens that office workers once carried behind their ears. Find a small, plump and extremely active bird species up next.
Striped Manakin (male) - Machaeropterus regulus The Striped Manakin, Machaeropterus regulus (Passeriformes - Pipridae) is an inconspicuous South American bird of forest understory; it apparently does not have much of a display, and its song is quiet.