The sunbittern is a bittern-like bird of tropical regions of the Americas, and the sole member of the family Eurypygidae and genus Eurypyga. It ranges from Guatemala to southern Peru, showing three extant subspecies.
Now there's a bird we wouldn't want to meet in a dark alley! One of the largest and most striking birds in the world--the Cassowary (Indo-Pacifc). This remarkable species can grow to 6 feet, weigh 120 lbs., and can easily kill a human. (Cornell Lab of
The vulturine guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum) is the largest extant species of guineafowl. It is a resident breeder in northeast Africa, from southern Ethiopia through Kenya and just into northern Tanzania.