Birds are capable of flying and they have the following features: stable temperature, breeding by laying eggs and hatching them, and having feathers. But there are some exceptions. For instance, the ostrich and penguin are birds, but they cannot fly. There are about 9,000 species of bird sin the world and they are distributed over the various continents, rivers and seas.
China's vast land, complicated topography and various climates have produced a wide variety of species. Up to now, 1,329 species have been found living in China, accounting for more than 14 % of the birds in the world.
Distribution: Yang County in China's Shaanxi Province.
The Crested Ibis is 55cm long and it is on the verge of extinction. They usually move around the shallow water and perch on high trees When flying, they move their wings slowly, but strongly. The Crested Ibis is a very rare and beautiful bird.
They are native to China and receive first grade national protection.