Great Hornbill

Classification Class Aves Order Coraciiforme Family Bucerotidae Genus Buceros Species bicornis Habitat & Range Great hornbills reside in wet evergreen and deciduous old growth forests at elevations of 600 to … Continued

Lorikeet

Classification Class Aves Order Psittaciformes Family Psittacidae Genus Trichoglossus Habitat & Range These lorikeets live in portions of coastal Australia and on nearby islands. They are one of 12 genera … Continued

Humboldt Penguin

Classification Class Aves Order Sphenisciformes Family Spheniscidae Genus Spheniscus Species humboldti Habitat & Range Open ocean and the rocky shores near cliffs or on islands off the coasts of Chile … Continued

Emu

Classification Class Aves Order Casuariiformes Family Dromaiidae Genus Dromaius Species novaehollandiae Habitat & Range Emus inhabit many environments ranging from savannah forests and grasslands to semi-arid lands. All areas of … Continued

East African Crowned Crane

Classification Class Aves Order Griformes Family Gruidae Genus Balearica Species Regulorum Subspecies Gibbericeps Habitat & Range This species of bird prefers wetlands with nearby grasslands and cultivated land near rivers … Continued

Sarus Crane

Classification Class Aves Order Gruiformes Family Gruidae Genus Grus Species antigone Habitat & Range Wetland habitats including marshes, swamps and flooded fields. The sarus crane is found in three distinct … Continued

Cinereous Vulture

Classification The cinereous vulture has also been called the European black vulture. Class Aves Order Falconiformes Family Accipitridae Genus Aegypius Species monachus Habitat & Range Open terrain, steppes and mountainous … Continued

Bald Eagle

Classification Class Aves Order Falconiformes Family Accipitridae Genus Haliaeetus Species leucocephalus Habitat & Range North America from Alaska and Canada to Florida and California. Wooded areas near seacoasts, marshes, reservoirs, … Continued

American Flamingo

Classification Class Aves Order Ciconiiformes Family Phoenicopteridae Genus Phoenicopterus Species ruber Habitat & Range Saline lakes, coastal lagoons and other shallow salt water areas. The American flamingo is found in … Continued

African (Black-Footed) Penguin

Classification Class Aves Order Sphenisciformes Family Spheniscidae Genus Spheniscus Species demersus Habitat & Range African penguins, also called black-footed penguins, nest on sandy or rocky islands and mainland beaches with … Continued