Rainforest Birds

 

GREAT HORNED OWL
The great horned owl likes to eat small animals. This is the strongest owl in the rain forest. They can see outside at night. The great horned owl does not stay near the nest all day. They hunt for prey all night.

NORTHERN SPOTTED OWL
This owl likes to eat, squirrels, and mice. They grow about 46 cm and they weigh about 5-6 pounds. They are brown birds with white dark spots.

PURPLE  HONEYCREEPER
The purple honey creeper eats leaves and fruits. It has a long bill so they can get nectar from flowers. They grow up to 4-5 inches long

BALD EAGLE
The bald eagle eats birds, and fish. The bald eagle weighs 10-12  pounds. They steal foods from other animals

RAINBOW LOREKEET
The rainbow lorikeet eats nectar, and fruits. They  are noisy birds. They  grow to  17 inches and  weighs 6 –ounces. The rainbow lorekeet lives in 20 years. The Rainbow Lorekeet lives in the wild.

TOUCAN
The Toucan eats fruits, and lizards. They have feathered tongues. They sleep with their bill on their back.

QUETZAL
The Quetzal eats lizards and bugs. They are the most beautiful birds in the Amazon. The quetzal is part of the trogon family. In the rain forest.

ROYAL FLYCATCHER
Royal flycatcher eats mainly insects. They are about 61/2 inches in length. Important in the rain forest food web because it helps control the insects population in the rain forest.

SCARLET TANGER
They eat harmful insects and fruits. There are many different species of tanager. Scarlet tanagers are sometimes called “Fire birds. They grow to 7-8 inches.

SCARLET MACAW
The scarlet macaw eats seeds from fruits, and nuts. There are 17 recognized species of macaws. Their color is red, yellow, and blue. Their eyes are pale yellow.

SPECTACLED OWL
The spectacled owl eats bats, and mice. They got their name from the little spectacle like rings around their eye. They are up to 18 inches tall in length. They weight up to 1-2 pounds.

RUFOUS- TAILED JACAMAR
The Jacamar eats flying insects like butterflies. Jacamar belongs  to the Galbulidae family of birds. Their tail grow to 7-8 inches in length. They have a long bill to catch food. They help control the insect population.

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Purple Honeycreeper
Keel-Billed Toucan

 

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