Top 10 Largest Wingspans Of Birds

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6. Turkey vulture 9.2 Feet

The turkey vulture’s feathers are blackish-brown and grayish-silver. The adult’s head is small in proportion to its body and is red in color with few to no feathers. Its beak is short and hooked.

 

7. Grey crane 8.2 Feet

The Grey Crane (Balearica regulorum). It inhabits the dry savannah in Africa south of the Sahara. The Grey crane initiates its breeding process by dancing, bowing and jumping. It makes a loud call by inflating its red gular sac.

 

8. Golden eagle 8.2 Feet

One of the fiercest birds of prey found in the Northern Hemisphere is the Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) is. Golden eagles eat all kinds of small mammals and have even been known to attack large deer.

 

9. White stork 5.9 Feet

White Storks migrate long distances by relying on movement between thermals of hot air. They annually migrate between Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. According to mythology, the ‘stork’ brings babies to new parents. This myth probably came about because storks usually build their nests in buildings in urban areas and hence probably was associated with human environment.

 

10. Grey Heron 5.6 Feet

The Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae, indigenous all over temperate Europe and Asia and some parts of Africa. Its long bill helps in catching small animals like fishes, small insects, frogs etc.

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