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Zoo Birds (also see Zoo Mammals and Zoo Reptiles)

 

         
Female African Pygmy Goose, North Carolina Zoo, 3/8/16 Male African Pygmy Goose, North Carolina Zoo, 3/8/16 Chilean Flamingo, North Carolina Zoo, 3/8/16 Masked Lapwing, North Carolina Zoo, 3/8/16 Peregrine Falcon, North Carolina Zoo, 3/8/16          

 

         
Scarlet Ibis, North Carolina Zoo, 3/8/16          

 

Male Peacock, Puerto Rico Zoo, 2/1/02. Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo), Asheville Wildlife Nature Center, NC, 7/21/03. Benjamin Franklin proposed the Wild Turkey to be the National Bird, maybe because it kind of looks the way he did! Black Swan (Cygnus atratus), Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Sarasota, FL, 2/9/03.  Scarlet Ibis, NC Zoo, 4/6/05 Roadrunner, Sonora Desert exhibit, NC Zoo, Asheboro, NC, 3/12/03. Sunbittern (Eurypyga helias), NC Zoo, Asheboro, Randolph County, NC, 11/13/05.  This is the only species in its family, Eurypygidae.  This species is found in tropical South America. 

 

Major Mitchell Cockatoo (Cacatua leadbeateri), Australian Exhibit, NC Zoo, Asheboro, Randolph County, NC, 11/13/05 Emu, Australian exhibit, NC Zoo, Asheboro, Randolph County, NC, 11/13/05 Chilean Flamingo, NC Zoo, Asheboro, Randolph County, NC, 11/13/05 Kookaburra, Australian exhibit, NC Zoo, Asheboro, NC, 8/7/04.   This Australian bird just hid in the shadows. Kookaburra, Australian exhibit, NC Zoo, Asheboro, Randolph County, NC, 11/13/05 Puffin, NC Zoo, Asheboro, Randolph County, NC, 5/14/08

 

Peregrine Falcon, NC Zoo, Asheboro, NC, 5/9/07. Mystery duck, African exhibit, 5/9/07

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