Sylvan Heights Bird Park shows off new bird

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SCOTLAND NECK, N.C. (WITN) - Sylvan Heights Bird Park is adding more winged friends to their exhibits.

Two red-legged seriema birds are now on display at the park. The birds are a unique species native to South America, known for their incredibly loud calls.

Brent Lubbock with Sylvan Heights Bird Park brought one of the new baby red-legged seriema's on WITN News at Sunrise Thursday.

The bird, which still is unnamed, is about 3-weeks old, but will grow to be several feet tall.

Sylvan Heights is hosting an Endangered Species Day Saturday, May 18. The event will run all day from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. and is meant to highlight endangered species in the park and to teach people about endangered species around the world.

Some of the species on the tour include hooping cranes, parrots, ducks and geese.

You can learn more about park tours here.