A Demure Look -- A Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California. The Secretary Bird is a very large, mostly terrestrial bird of prey which hunts snakes, lizards and insects.
This is Poldi, a pet owl. He's just one and a half years old. Poldi lives with Tanya Brandt, a photographer. Recently, when Poldi and Brandt went out together, it started to rain. Poldi sought shelter under a mushroom.
The kori bustard is the largest flying bird native to Africa. It is a member of the bustard family, which all belong to the order Gruiformes and are restricted in distribution to the Old World. I Wikipedia (via Regal by Grayson Dicks / -