Working on one of these guys now, beautiful no? The Secretary Bird lives in Africa and is a 4 foot tall, stomping bird. They kill their prey by stomping it to death. Ah! Not a fun way to go for a snake I imagine…
Found the photos here: http://scienceblogs.com/clock/2007/02/beauty_not_just_featherdeep.php
I think Owl couples are just the most adorable – they’re so snuggly and cute! I am definitely sculpting these two!
Found them here:http://lookingatglass.wordpress.com
So birds are strange creatures. They have evolved to display the most beautiful and the most absurd plumage. Bird's of paradise are a great example, but we'll save that for another post. Right now there is a more pressing issue. Bird's with facial hair, or what looks like facial hair. Observe:
Photo By Barry Boswell
Photo By Harry Eggens
I am totally making this bird! Look at that face! I know, I say that about all of them LOL
There is an adorable story about this bird here (and the reason I titled this pst the lovesick Kookaburra)
And another one makes the list thanks to this blogger: https://rollingharbour.wordpress.com/birds-etc/birds/abaco-parrots/
These little guys have had a rough time (darn feral cats!) but they are making a come back!