Friday, August 8, 2008

Beak of the Week!

Last week's Beak of the Week was a tough one! Daniel, you guessed correctly. The mystery bird is an augur buzzard. These magnificent birds are native to the East African countries of Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and central Namibia. They are related to our red tailed hawks.

This week's bird IS native to the U.S. and the oldest confirmed fossil of this bird is 2.5 million years old! Can you guess this mystery bird's secret identity?



These feet might look familiar:




Try the eye:



I'll be back next Friday to reveal the correct answer. Until then, happy guessing!!!!

3 comments:

HANNIBAL said...

Sandhill Crane is my guess

Anonymous said...

My guess is a sandhill crane too!!!

Anonymous said...

Something in the crow family??