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The largest bird in the world

 What is the largest bird in the world?

What is the largest bird in the world?

The ostrich is the largest and heaviest bird in the world ; The height of the males ranges between 2.1-2.7 m, and their weight ranges between 100-130 kg, while the females range in height between 1.7-1.9 m, and their weight ranges between 90-110 kg, and female ostriches lay huge eggs, each weighing one kilogram. Approximately half, which is equivalent to the weight of 24 chicken eggs, which is the largest egg of a living animal, and also the largest single living cell. The ostrich is known scientifically as (Struthio camelus), and it is remarkable that the name of the species to which it belongs is (camelus), and it is indeed similar to a camel in some of its characteristics; Therefore, it was called the old camel bird. Like it, it has a long neck, prominent eyes, long and thick eyelashes, and it walks in a similar way to its way of walking, and like it can withstand thirst and high temperatures. The ostrich is characterized by having a small head, large brown eyes, a short and wide beak, and a long neck. Male ostriches are often black in color with a few white feathers in the wings and tail, while females are often brown, and the head and most of the neck are reddish-blue. As for the leg and thigh, they are bare of feathers. The leg of the ostrich is characterized by the strength that enables it to run at a speed of up to 72.5 km / h, and also enables it to kick its enemies strongly. Each foot of the ostrich has only two fingers; One of them is large in size and resembles a hoof.

What is the largest predatory bird in the world?

The Andean Condor is the largest predatory bird in the world, and it is one of the endangered birds of prey, with a wingspan of about 3 meters, and it grows to a weight of 15 kg. The abundance of winds that help their huge bodies to fly effortlessly. The Andean condor is scientifically known as (Vultur gryphus), and most of its species have black colors, except for the males, as there are white feathers around their necks, and white spots are spread on their bodies as well. Thus, it contributes to cleaning the environment in a natural way. It also deals with large-sized animals, whether wild or pets, while coastal condors feed on dead marine animals, such as: seals, and fish. , and get eggs, or young chicks.

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