21 Of The World’s Ugliest Birds

A rogues’ gallery of 21 of the world’s least genetically blessed birds. Looking like something from the Star Wars Cantina, these poor freaks of nature fell out of the ugly tree and hit every branch on the way down.

Of course beauty is in the eye of the beholder so if you don’t agree with our choices and you’d like to nominate an ugly bird then please let us know in the comments below.

Black Vulture

01

Cinereous vulture

Aegypius monachus

Eastern Wild Turkey

02

Eastern wild turkey

Meleagris gallopavo silvestris

Andean Condor

03

Andean condor

Vultur gryphus

Muscovy Duck

04

Muscovy duck

Cairina moschata

Marabou Stork

05

Marabou Stork

Leptoptilos crumenifer

Sri Lanka Frogmouth

06

Sri Lanka frogmouth

Batrachostomus moniliger

Vulturine Guineafowl

07

Vulturine guineafowl

Acryllium vulturinum

Greater Adjutant

08

Greater adjutant

Leptoptilos dubius

Turkey Vulture

09

Turkey vulture

Cathartes aura

Saddle-billed Stork

10

Saddle-billed stork

Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis

Southern Ground Hornbill

11

Southern ground hornbill

Bucorvus leadbeateri

Wood Stork

12

Wood stork

Mycteria americana

Jabiru

13

Jabiru

Jabiru mycteria

Silvery-Cheeked Hornbill

14

Silvery-cheeked hornbill

Bycanistes brevis

California Condor

15

California condor

Gymnogyps californianus

Roseate Spoonbill

16

Roseate spoonbill

Platalea ajaja

Southern Bald Ibis

17

Southern bald ibis

Geronticus calvus

King Vulture

18

King vulture

Sarcoramphus papa

Indian Grey Hornbill

19

Indian grey hornbill

Ocyceros birostris

Northern Bald Ibis

20

Northern bald ibis

Geronticus eremita

Black Vulture

21

Black vulture

Coragyps atratus

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