Greater Rhea, Pantanal, Brazil

Let’s Get Rheal


Among the terrific birds WC was privileged to see on a recent to trip to Brazil was the Western Hemisphere’s biggest bird, the Greater Rhea. WC has written about the Greater Rhea before, but a bird this extraordinary deserves additional attention. The Greater Rhea isn’t a Big Bird; it’s a huge bird. They weight 45-60 pounds,…