Top 10 Dumbest Birds
Killdeer: are the walking billboards of the prey animals. Their call is a shrill scream. If that wasn’t enough, they don’t have a flight instinct like other animals do. What they do with predators.
Emu: has the reputation of being one of the least intelligent birds among a few emu experts, including a Canadian scientist and a former emu breeder. They aren’t as bright as crows .
Kakapo:freezes in one spot. The flightless bird that looks like an owl is surprisingly a parrot. The males have a loud, disturbing mating call that confuses the females to the point where combined .
Rednecked Phalarope: is native to Britain. While other phalaropes winter in the Arabian Sea after traveling from Scandinavia and Russia, this species has the second largest migratory route .
Cardinal: is one of those common, everyday birds we notice but don’t think much of besides the colorful red feathers of the males. If you have cardinals flying at your home, you might think less .
Secretary Bird: is from Africa where it makes its home in savannahs. They look like one of the least intelligent birds because of their appearance. With a head that looks like an eagle’s head .
Lilac-breasted Roller: is the national bird of Kenya. Although it looks incredibly beautiful, it engages in behavior that makes it one of the dumbest birds in the world.
Turkey:aren’t one of the least dumb birds so much as the most confused. They have monocular vision which means their eyes are on either side of their heads and they see different things from each eye
Ostrich:stick their heads into the sand when predators are nearby because that’s all we can see from a distance. What’s going on is that the ostrich is likely a female using her beak to turn her .
Northern Fulmar:chicks seem like some of the dumbest birds. The female northern fulmar only returns to land to build a nest high on rocky ledges over the North Atlantic and North Pacific oceans.