The most interesting birds

Birds can be quite beautiful, interesting but also scary and weird, so let's take a look at some of the most amazing and fun bird species that will make you want to grab a spyglass and go out to watch them.

The New Caledonian owlet-nightjar is an endemic and endangered bird species, that lives only on the island of New Caledonia. It is believed that today only about 50 of them exist, but not a single one has been seen since 1998. Either they really know how to play hide and seek or they just went to some other levels.

Owls are also quite interesting, they can deform their body, perform quite amazing things and are one of the best hunters the nature has ever seen. They can turn their head for 270 degrees and they can't move their eyeballs.

Although phoenixes do not exist, there is a bird species that looks quite like that, they have two claws on their wings and even know how to swim. They are called Hoatzin and considered quite badass and tend to risk their lives in order to get some fun and play with those bigger and stronger than it. They also smell really bad, that is because of their special digestive system, much like the one of cows.

The proof that the grass is always greener on the other side are Storks, they don't bring our babies but they know how to live better. Many of these birds tend to run away from home in case their parents are bad hunters. They go in the neighborhood nests hoping that the food will be much better there.

Indian Hornbills, on the other side, lock up their newborns, and feed them only through a small hole in the tree where they live. This prevents predators from getting to the young birds but also the female from breeding with other males.