Our world is home to thousands of birds – they are all interesting and amazing.
Today we look at 15 of the largest birds. The selection criterion is as weight and height, and wingspan.
Harpy (Harpia harpyja) is the length of their body varies from 90 to 102 cm, and the wingspan reaches 2 meters. Females, whose average weight is 8 kg, usually bigger than the male, whose weight does not exceed an average of 6.5-7 kg.
Steller’s sea (Pacific) eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus) Wingspan – more than two and a half meters in height up to 110 cm While body weight does not exceed 10 kg.
Japanese crane, or Siberian crane, or Manchurian crane (Grus japonensis) is the height of the crane is 150-160 cm, weight 8-10 kg, and the wingspan is 1.5-2.5 meters
Common bustard (Otis tarda) – 21 kg. Other members of the family of bustards is also quite large – 15 to 20 pounds
Home the Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) – 18-20 kg
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) – 20-23 kg. by the Way the wingspan of a Swan is the fourth largest in the world – 2.5 meters
The black vulture (Aegypius monachus) – with a weight of 7-12 kg, its wingspan is 2.5 – 3 meters
The Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) is a body Length of about 115-135 cm, and a wingspan of approximately 275 to 320 cm And is in third place
Royal albatrosses, although they have light weight ( about 11 pounds) are among the Champions for the wingspan of 3.7 m.
Pink Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus) – weighs about 15 kg, its wingspan of 3.8 m.
Nandu (Rhea americana) – 40 kg
Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) – 45-50 kg. Males can achieve growth in 122 cm
EMU (Dromaius they are a) 50 to 60 kg
Common cassowary (they are they are) – 85 kg, Orangevalley cassowary (they are unappendiculatus) – 58 kg
African ostrich (Struthio camelus), the heaviest bird on Earth – the weight of about 150-160 kg
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