thecolorsareallwrong: “thenatsdorf: “Happy naked birdie. ” To clarify, Rhea has Psittacine Beak & Feather Disease, and that is why she is featherless. But she’s being well loved despite her illness...

thecolorsareallwrong: “thenatsdorf: “Happy naked birdie. ” To clarify, Rhea has Psittacine Beak & Feather Disease, and that is why she is featherless. But she’s being well loved despite her illness...

This adorable featherless bird has won the hearts of thousands after a virus made her bald...

This adorable featherless bird has won the hearts of thousands after a virus made her bald...

The Rhea is a large flightless bird native to South America and is part of the family of birds known as Ratites, which includes the Ostrich, Emu, Kiwi and Cassowary. Rheas are often mistaken for Ostriches because they share similar characteristics and grow to an impressive size. The male bird hatches and raises the young. After mating, the male builds a nest and incubates the eggs. Once hatched, he continues to rear the chicks, guarding them from any potential threat for the first six…

The Rhea is a large flightless bird native to South America and is part of the family of birds known as Ratites, which includes the Ostrich, Emu, Kiwi and Cassowary. Rheas are often mistaken for Ostriches because they share similar characteristics and grow to an impressive size. The male bird hatches and raises the young. After mating, the male builds a nest and incubates the eggs. Once hatched, he continues to rear the chicks, guarding them from any potential threat for the first six…

The vets shared her story on Facebook - and 23-year-old Isabella Eisenmann fell in love wi...

The vets shared her story on Facebook - and 23-year-old Isabella Eisenmann fell in love wi...

Rhea The Naked Birdie, wearing a customized sweater handmade especially for her!

Rhea The Naked Birdie, wearing a customized sweater handmade especially for her!

R is for Rhea (Thought it was an Emu but Caleb corrected me - I actually just copied from someone else, but thanks for info Caleb!)

R is for Rhea (Thought it was an Emu but Caleb corrected me - I actually just copied from someone else, but thanks for info Caleb!)

Meet Rhea, a little parrot who suffers from Psittacine beak and feather Disease (PBFD). This featherless  bird has lost its ability to fly but the desire to live keeps the bird going.   A good samaritan named Isabella Eisenmann loves birds so much. SHe adopted Rhea.

Meet Rhea, a little parrot who suffers from Psittacine beak and feather Disease (PBFD). This featherless bird has lost its ability to fly but the desire to live keeps the bird going. A good samaritan named Isabella Eisenmann loves birds so much. SHe adopted Rhea.

Everyone Falls in Love With This Featherless Lovebird, Send Mini Sweaters To Save Her From Freezing

Everyone Falls in Love With This Featherless Lovebird, Send Mini Sweaters To Save Her From Freezing

Greater Rhea: As the largest bird in South America, the flightless greater rhea stands at about 4 feet (1.2 meters) tall.

Greater Rhea: As the largest bird in South America, the flightless greater rhea stands at about 4 feet (1.2 meters) tall.

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