The first glimpse of a secretary bird can send a mind reeling with wonder. Those legs…that beak…that piercing gaze. And, if the bird has its crest feathers erect, oh my, that headpiece! Claiming the title of World’s Tallest Raptor, the secretary bird’s lifestyle is as interesting as its appearance.
The Diederik Cuckoo, formerly Dideric Cuckoo or Didric Cuckoo, and sometimes called Diederik's Cuckoo, is a member of the cuckoo order of birds, the Cuculiformes, which also includes the roadrunners, the anis, and the Hoatzin