The Most Alluring Secretary Bird With Natural Makeup, Eyelashes, And Nylon Pants

Secretary Bird With Natural Makeup

We all have seen various bird species holding captivating features and endearing qualities that enable them to steal hearts at a glance. Today, we are going to talk about such a majestic bird, the Secretary bird; that is wearing glossy eyelashes, bright eyeshadow, nylon pants, and beautiful makeup, but all are natural makeup. I bet you have never seen such incredible natural beauty. Let’s delve deeper into the world of the most alluring Secretary Bird and know more interesting facts.

The Secretary bird is a terrestrial bird of prey.

The Secretary bird is binomially known as Sagittarius Serpentarius and belongs to the family of diurnal birds of prey such as hawks, kites, harriers, vultures, etc. It is native to Africa and is usually found in the open grasslands and savanna of the Sub-Saharan region. 

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The Secretary bird is a true marvel of nature and can be instantly recognized due to its vibrant and captivating features.

Secretary Bird With Natural Makeup

It is a large bird, having a height of about 1.3 m and a length between 1.1 to 1.5 meters. The Secretary bird can be easily recognized due to its red-orange face, predominantly gray plumage, and dark crest over a white snowy body. The crest is made up of long black feathers. It has a wedged-shaped and white-tipped tail with a black rump.

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The upper legs of the Secretary bird are clad in black feathers that look like they are wearing nylon pants.

Secretary Bird With Natural Makeup

They have pinking gray legs and feet while having black feathers on the upper legs. 

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Look at their long and pretty eyelashes and the bright orange eyeshadow.

It might resemble a stork during its flight.

Secretary Bird With Natural Makeup

The Secretary birds have bluish-gray plumage on the crown, upperparts, and lesser and median wings while the color of upperparts and underwing coverts is gray-white. They have two elongated central feathers of the tail which extend beyond the feet when they fly and their neck resembles that of the stork. 

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Both male and female birds are alike except male birds tend to have longer tail feathers, a shorter head, and more blue-gray plumage. 

However, the Secretary bird is a non-migratory bird but it may locally travel as per the abundance of prey.

The Secretary bird is native to Sub-Saharan Africa, ranging from Senegal to Somalia and South to Western Cape, South Africa. Usually, they prefer open grasslands, savannas, and shrublands rather than dense forests. 

Generally, they are non-migratory birds but sometimes are locally nomadic according the availability of food. 

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Feeding Habits

Secretary Bird With Natural Makeup

They prey on a wide variety of insects, such as grasshoppers, wasps, beetles, and other vertebrates. They also hunt on vast animal and bird species including rodents, lizards, frogs, small tortoises, doves, hornbills, domestic chickens, etc. 

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The Secretary bird takes 120 steps per minute on average. 

They stride with a speed of 2.5 to 3km/h and take around 120 steps per minute. 

Secretary Bird also holds the cultural significance of Upper Egypt and has been admired in Africa for its captivating appearance and amazing hunting techniques. It is also depicted as the Emblem of Sudan. 

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Hope you enjoyed reading about this wonderful Secretary bird and its natural makeup techniques which remain secret for all. 

 

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