Facts About Umbrella Birds
- Umbrella birds are large, tropical birds that live in the rainforests of Central & South America.
- They are considered vulnerable since their populations are rapidly falling due to habitat loss.
- Umbrella birds have an umbrella-like crest on top of their heads that they can slick back at will.
- They also have a large inflatable pouch on their throats.
- Most umbrella birds are black, while some males have reddish throats. There are other subspecies that are hues of blue or brown.
- They eat fruit, small animals, frogs, and insects.
- They live in the rainforest trees, which keeps them mostly safe from ground-dwelling predators.
- Read more about Umbrella Birds here.
Video – cute Umbrella Bird song!