posted on Jul, 20 2009 @ 06:17 PM
Heh was going to say a female Cassowary but after doing a quick google image check seems male and females look the same so it aint one of them (i had
the idea that the females might be drab and missing the crest, which they arent).
Definitely looks man height, is that a corn field or maize? since im basing it on the dried leaves on the ground (corn stalk leaves are fairly
Not sure if its one of those sandhill cranes people are mentioning since its got a clear white band around the back of the neck at the base of the
skull and that real dark hood rather than the more forward red one of the sandhill. (id also say the area under the throat near the beak is real dark,
but not sure if thats part of the bird or something in the trees in the distance)
No idea though, not a big bird fan (now if it was a cat species id do my best to identify it
), but interesting pick all the same.
[edit on 20-7-2009 by BigfootNZ]