FEATHERY FRIDAY #59
We’re jumping on a plane and heading to New Zealand to meet a one of kind bird on this fine Feathery Friday! Are you ready for an adventure down under?
MEET THE WRYBILL!
Diet: Carnivore: insects, insect larva
Length/Weight: 7.9-8.3”/ 1.5-2.5 oz
Conservation Status: vulnerable
- Wrybills have grey and white feathers.
- They have long black bills.
- Wrybills are curved to the right and sideways. They are the only birds in the world with this type of beak.
- They perform aerial ballets during mating and migration.
- Wrybills are a wading bird.
These funny little birds are so neat! You must get up close to see their unusual sideway bent beaks! We sure do love meeting such amazing birds!