The long-eared owl is an owl species found both in Eurasia and North America.
The mute swan is native to Eurasia, but wild populations exist on other continents as well.
The violet turaco, also known as the violaceous plantain eater is a colorful bird from Africa.
The kea is a highly intelligent species of parrot endemic to the South Island of New Zealand.
African grey parrots are one of the most intelligent birds with only the corvids and some other parrots, notably the kea against them in competition for the title.
As usual I like to visit animal shows. So I did go to the Canadian Pet Expo that was held this weekend in the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario.
The Victoria crowned pigeon is a large pigeon from New Guinea that was named after Queen Victoria.
The laughing kookaburra is a bird from the kingfisher family from Australia.
The burrowing owl is a very small ground dwelling owl from the grasslands of North and South America.
The snowy owl is a large owl that mainly lives north of the Arctic circle.
The black swan is a species of swan from Australia. Its plumage really is black except for the flight feathers.
Hawaiian geese are surprisingly closely related to Canada geese.
Great white pelicans, in spite of their names, are not actually white.
Budgies are the third most popular pets in the world.
The red-tailed black cockatoo is a large cockatoo from Australia.
The southern ground hornbill is the largest species of hornbill, a type of bird with a large beak resembling a cow’s horn.
Domestic turkeys are rather large birds kept as livestock particularly on the American continent but they are fairly common world wide.
The gyrfalcon is the largest falcon in the world.
White-breasted cormorants are a regional subspecies of the great cormorants from Sub-Saharan Africa.
Ostriches are the largest flightless birds currently in existence.