Blue Heron's blue-gray back and black, grey, and white underside. In water, they eat little fish, but they'll eat anything. It relies on powerful wingbeats and a consistent flight path maintained by its nearly twice-its-length wingspan.
Great Blue Heron
Limpkin is a large, ibis-like swamp bird. Main habitats are peninsular Florida and southern Mexico. They prefer wooded, brushy freshwater swamps east of the Andes but not below the Equator.
7-foot-wingspan Australian Pelicans have the world's largest bill and wingspan. It has a pink bill, white feathers, and black-tipped wings. It consumes fish, birds, and trash.
There are Snowy Egrets in Oregon, New England, Arizona, Virginia, and Mexico. They do most of their hunting in wet environments. Male Snowy Egrets sport elaborate plumages during the breeding season. 41" span
Whooping Cranes originally occupied the entire continent. Males are 5 feet tall with 7.5-foot wingspans, 1.5 twice their height. There is only one wild population, which alternates between Canada and the Texas coast.
The Great Egret breeds across the United States, but is most often seen along the Atlantic coast. They were almost hunted to extinction for their gorgeous breeding plumage. Like most egrets, its wings are about double its body size.
8-foot-wide Jabiru is a large bird. Jabiru soars on thermals and updrafts with strong, slow wing beats and short glides. They're common in Brazil and Paraguay, but also in neighbouring countries.
7.7-foot span Shoebills inhabit South Sudan to Zambia's marshes. Sharp self-defense nail on upper mandible. Slow and still, they move. Their bills clatter around their nest or while greeting another bird.
The Bald Eagle is one of the most recognisable birds, notably as the national symbol of the U. S. It has a large wingspan that may grow to over 7 feet and is one of the few raptors that can compete with storks and pelicans in wingspan.