The nature has gifted us with a lot of things. We live on a planet where various living and non-living things provide us comfort and peace of mind. The animals, birds and plants benefit us in one way or the other. Not only the plants are of countless forms and types, but same is the case with animals and birds. When we talk about birds, they belong to different habitats and species. Some of the birds are amazingly beautiful, while others look funny due to their unique and magnificent appearance.
Let us check out the top 10 creepy and funny looking birds in the world, and why we call them to be creepy or strange.
10. The Sage Grouse
The Sage Grouse are extensively present in North America and Australia. This funny looking bird has long tails and prominent features. The adults gather food for the children and protect them in their bills from the severe weather and environmental conditions as well as other dangerous birds. The Sage Grouses are rarely found birds; this is why they are often enlisted in the list of endangered bird species in the world.
9. Vulturine Guinea Fowl
The Vulturine Guinea Fowls are among the creepiest and most aggressive birds in the world. These are also famous as extensively used game birds and possess long and sharp beak. The Vulturine Guinea Fowls use their beak to get flesh and insects from the inside of the soil. By appearance, these birds have red bright eyes and sharp spurs.
Junco is known to be one of the funniest looking birds in the world due to its V-shape appearance. These birds are small in size and weighs very light. Their brown and green colors help them hide in bushes and forests. These birds look adorable and their twigs make them funny.
The Anhinga birds are also named as Snake Birds. These are not only funny looking but also extremely dangerous. These are creepy creatures which live mostly in areas with much water and wetness. Some people name them the weirdest bird species in the world. The Anhinga birds are usually found in Australia and Canada.
The Spoonbills live in groups and large colonies. They capture their prey with long and sharp beaks and have ugly-looking legs, just like the legs of dinosaurs. Spoonbills have triangular tongue and they usually capture shrimps and fishes from water to fulfill their feeding requirements. These birds live in nests.
5. Hood Mockingbird
The Hood Mockingbirds belong to Thrasher family. These are native to Islands of Ecuador and America. These birds are known as funny songbirds, having sharp and curvy beak and long tongue. These birds usually live in dry areas but wander around the water the whole day for searching their food. The Hood Mockingbirds are considered to be fatal blood sucking attackers.
4. Inca Tern
The Inca Tern possesses moustache which makes these birds distinctively unique and funny looking. Their habitat is forests of South Africa, America and parts of Europe. These birds enjoy sexual activities every day, as a result give birth to various children monthly. The Inca Terns have different colors but their long beak and sharp teeth make them funny looking.
3. The Potoo
The Potoos consist of grey, brownish and black color patterns. These live in tree barks and trunks. The interesting thing about these birds is that they sleep the whole day in a vertical form and usually wake up at night times. Their eyes are capable to see the insects in dark nights. They capture their preys especially the creeping and flying insects. These birds catch their preys with their long tongue and wide mouths. The whole process is very fast and it takes the Potoos only seconds to capture and digest their preys to get instant energy.
2. Great White Pelican
The Great White Pelicans have massive jaws and swallow bigger birds in no time. These are found in cold regions of the world. You can easily view a lot of Great White Pelicans in the London parks. The major target of these birds is large animals and other birds. They swallow big fishes and adult gulls in a couple of minutes with their wide and expanded mouth. Their teeth are extremely sharp and are usually found in the areas close to rivers and lakes.
1. Antarctic Giant Petrel
The Antarctic Giant Petrels are penguin like birds found in the forests close to Atlantic Ocean and Southern Africa. These birds weigh about 8-10 kg and have wingspan of about 2-4 meters. The Antarctic Giant Petrel has yellow, orange and other attractive colors. They have gigantic appearance and big mouth with sharp teeth. These are highly terrifying and funny looking birds which live like eagle colonies.