Category: Birds of Prey

Secretary Bird (Wildlife by CollectA)

Review and images by MammothsProductions, edited by bmathison1972 Sagittarius serpentarius. To many, these words are an arbitrary phrase, without meaning or purpose. Yet, to avid birders and ornithologists, these two annunciations bring thoughts of regal wings gliding through the air, of the brilliant dance between the bird and the serpent. These people are reminded of …

Red-tailed Hawk (Wings of the World by Safari Ltd.)

Review and photos by Suspsy; edited by bmathison1972 Some years ago, back when I was living in a condominium smack dab in the middle of downtown Ottawa, Ontario, I was walking home from the gym when I decided to take a shortcut through a parking garage. Lo and behold, I came across a large red-tailed …

Bearded Vulture (Bullyland)

Editor’s note: beefing up both birds and Bullyland by brontodocus! This walk-around covers the Bullyland Animal World Bearded Vulture (or Lammergeier) Gypaetus barbatus (Linnaeus, 1758). Length is approx. 89 mm, wing span (if the wings were fully stretched out) approx. 170 mm, so the scale would be between 1:11 and 1:14 based on body length …