Wednesday, June 25, 2014

young magpie

A few nice australian birds images I found:

young magpie
australian birds

Image by cskk

Southern Cassowary (Casuarius casuarius)
australian birds

Image by warriorwoman531
The Southern Cassowary (Casuarius casuarius) also known as Double-wattled Cassowary, Australian Cassowary or Two-wattled Cassowary is a large flightless black bird. It is a ratite and therefore related to the Emu, Ostrich, and the genus Rhea. It has stiff, bristly black plumage, a blue face and neck, red on the nape and two red wattles. A horn-like brown casque sits atop the head. The three-toed feet are thick and powerful, equipped with a lethal dagger-like claw on the inner toe.

Photographed at the Alligator Farm in St. Augustine, FL.

Tags:Magpie, Young


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