Ground Hornbill. okay, so maybe it's not a vulture, but it's still pretty damned cool. they've got 'em at the zoo near me, and they feed them dead baby chicks. always an interesting moment when they feed them and the crowd realizes what they're eating.
Shoebill by bayucca (Balaeniceps rex) also known as Whalehead or Shoe-billed Stork, is a very large stork-like bird. It derives its name from its massive shoe-shaped bill. en.wikipedia.org/... #Bird #Shoebill
Tufted Coquette (Lophornis ornatus) by Michel Giraud-Audine: This tiny hummingbird which breeds in parats of Venezuela, Trinidad and Brazil is 6.6cm long and weighs 2.3 g and is said to be tame and approachable. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tufted_Coquette #Hummingbird #Tufted_Coquette