Birds (Aves)

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  • Cochlearius cochlearius.,The boat-billed heron is named for its wide flattened beak and its similarity to the hull of a boat. This species diet consists of fish, small and small vertebrates such as amphibians and crustaceans. The boat-billed heron ranges from southern Mexico throughout much of tropi..
  • California Condor Skull
    Gymnogyps californianus. The California condor, once near extinction, is now recovering due to captive breeding and release programs. Historically, this species was found throughout southwestern North America. Today, monitored populations occur in southern California, and portions of the grand ..
  • Common cactus finch
    Geospiza scandens., is a species of bird in the Darwin's finch group of the tanager family Thraupidae. It is endemic to the Galapagos Islands, where it is found on most islands, with the notable exception of Fernandina, Española, Genovesa, Darwin and Wolf. Most of these islands are inhabited by its ..
  • Green warbler-finch male skull
    Certhidea olivacea., is a species of bird, one of Darwin's finches in the tanager family Thraupidae. Sometimes classified in the family Emberizidae, more recent studies have shown it to belong in the tanager family. ..
  • Keel-billed Toucan Skull
    Ramphastos sulfuratus., The Keel-billed toucan is native to Central and South America. Toucans are easily identifiable by their large colorful beaks. This beak has a serrated edge which functions much like teeth. A toucan's diet consists of berries, fruits and occasional small vertebrates and i..
  • Large cactus finch male skull
    Geospiza conirostris., is a species of bird in the tanager family Thraupidae. It is one of Darwin's finches, and is endemic to the Galápagos islands, Ecuador, where it is restricted to Española, Genovesa, Darwin, and Wolf Islands. This rather dark bird resembles the smaller and finer-beaked common c..