They are frequent visitors to backyard feeders, especially those containing niger seeds.
The species name, spectabilis, is Latin for “showy” or “remarkable,” referencing the attractiveness of the adult male’s plumage.
The biggest members of the Pelagornithidae family were the largest flying birds known.
A male red deer shows his age in his antlers, which become longer and more branched every year.
Rough-Legged Hawk (Rough-Legged Buzzard)
Its scientific name, lagopus, is Ancient Greek for “hare” and “foot,” referring to its feathered feet and toes.
East Siberian Laika
Because East Siberian Laikas are from a very cold region, they shed heavily and require a lot of grooming.