The Sagittarius bird, a member of the vulture family, found only in Africa. They use their powerful legs to kill their prey, most often snakes.
Many of us are aware that beautiful birds exist in this world, but none might be able to beat this one. Sagittarius Serpentarius or easily known as the secretary bird is a large raptor related to hawks and eagles.
Being related to eagles, this bird can’t help to intimidate you, not for its predatory nature but for its alluring beauty and elegant looks instead!
Secretary bird got its name for the quill-like crests on the back of its head that resemble the 18th-century clerks with pens tucked into their wigs.
These birds can be measured around 4.5 feet in height, 7.3 pounds in weight, and have a wingspan of over 6.5 feet. It has a hooked beak and a relatively small head with light-bluish grey plumage. Its flight feathers are black and they have black feathers on their thighs and on the back of their heads as well.