Creations of nature are delighted. One of such special creatures is an ordinary pitch a bird whose photo flooded the entire Internet. This type of birds is a representative of the Ibisov family. The appearance of the bird is very unusual: an interesting color and a rareinsistent beak shape already indicate the uniqueness of a bird, which is only outwardly similar to a white heron.
A distinctive and most vivid feature of the appearance of a bird, by which it is easy to distinguish from other varieties of birds beak. It is long and flattened to the bottom. Thus, it resembles forceps for confectionery. Only this body “is responsible” for the search and extraction of food, since it is located on it receptors.
There is a small crest on the back of the bird’s head, which looks like a fashionable hairstyle. The color of the plumage is white, with a pale yellow rim on the base of the neck.
Most often, an ordinary cap can be found in tropical and subtropical regions, as well as in partially moderate zones of the planet. The framework of the spread of birds can be conditionally outlined by such regions: from central to Western Europe to the borders of China and Korea. The range also captures the southern parts of India and some regions of Africa. If the bird sets in the northern part, it migrates for the winter in the southern regions.
As a meal, the common one most often chooses small animals, which can be found on shallows. The process of hunting is as follows: birds open the beak and methodically close it, recalling the movements of the braid. In addition to insects, shrimp, small crayfish and fish, frogs, lizards and snakes are also suitable for insects. If there is no ordinary food, the cap will eat river greens.
In addition to an interesting appearance, there are many other facts occupied about the cap:
- Birds practically do not make any sounds.
- Individuals do not live separately only in colonies.
- The height of the nest of birds can reach 30 cm.
- The maximum life expectancy of representatives of the species is 16 years.