Rare birds

Explore the world of rare birds and learn about their unique characteristics. Find tips on how to spot and identify these magnificent creatures in their natural habitats.
The Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex). This large bird was previously classified with storks, but genetic evidence places it with the Pelecaniformes. If any bird could convince me that birds are dinosaur descendants, this guy is it.

The Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex). This large bird was previously classified with storks, but genetic evidence places it with the Pelecaniformes. If any bird could convince me that birds are dinosaur descendants, this guy is it.

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Jacqueline Redwine