Bonanza Bird #4: The Andean Condor

Birdorable Andean Condor

For 18 days we're adding a new Birdorable bird every day as part of our Birdorable Bonanza 2010. Today's bird is the endangered Andean Condor! Andean Condors are large birds that live in western parts of South America. They are among the largest flying birds, with a massive wingspan which may exceed ten feet! Andean Condors have relatively featherless heads, like other birds in the condor and vulture families. Males sport fleshy combs on the top of their heads and a wattle of skin on the neck. Both sexes sport a white fluffy neck "cowl."

January 10, 2010
Andean Condor by Fabio Mandrioli

Tomorrow's bird is a funny bird from Australia. Can you guess what it is?

Comments

Ashira on July 10, 2010 at 10:19 AM wrote:
Ooh, I love that fluffy ruff! : D Tomorrow's bird must be a Kookaburra. ^___^
Canaduck on July 10, 2010 at 12:20 PM wrote:
So cool!!
Kim B. on July 10, 2010 at 1:10 PM wrote:
I love kookaburra's. Sure look like one.
dominic morrell on July 11, 2010 at 7:07 AM wrote:
LAUGHING Kookuburra.
Louise Warner on March 2, 2017 at 8:10 AM wrote:
kookaburra?
Louise Warner on March 2, 2017 at 8:15 AM wrote:
blue-winged or laughing kookaburra, or a stork-billed kingfisher.
Spurwing Plover on June 19, 2022 at 7:22 AM wrote:
Vultures of South America by Andy N. Condor

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