Cassowary (cassowaries) Bird Facts and Photos Details

Cassowary Bird Overview

Cassowary bird is smaller than the ostrich and emu. Here In this article, you will see Cassowary Bird Facts and Photos. You can also see it’s diet, reproduction, cassowary bird egg Images. It is the most dangerous bird on the earth.

This Cassowary bird is second heaviest and third-tallest flightless birds in the world. The Cassowary bird looks like as a giant turkey with a large pointed helmet on its head. This bird is also called as a Casuarius or cassowaries.  

Cassowary Bird Wallpaper  

Cassowary Facts And Photos

  • The male and female Cassowary bird is too Equal look.
  • The cassowary is based on the french word “casque” wich means helmet.  
  • The female bird is a little stronger, bigger and bright color than the male cassowary bird.
  • This bird has a long blue and purple color featherless neck with hanging down two red wattles.
  • According to cassowary bird mood, it is changing its neck and head color.
  • Cassowary bird has a shaggy black color shiny hair like a feather.

Cassowary Bird Facts Images


Cassowary Bird Information Specificattion 
Scientific name Casuarius
Weigh Female: 76 kilograms
Male: 55 kilograms
Height Female: 2 meters
Male: 1.5 meters 
Speed 50 kph(30 mph)
Lifespan 40 to 60 years
Native Australia
Sound Heard up to 5 km
Species Three


The cassowary bird pick up its food by its beak because they don’t have the tongue. They pick food and slowly push it back into its throat and swallow it. This cassowary bird has to need up to 5 kilograms food in a day.

cassowary bird likes to eat fruits,  flowers, fungi, snails, insects, frogs, birds, fish, rats, mice, and carrion. Its favorite fruit is the plum. They all also eat a wild grape, nightshade, bananas, apples, Cassowary Bird diet Photoand podocarp. 



The female cassowary bird lay three to eight large bright green or green-blue eggs. This cassowary bird eggs are small than the Ostrich Bird and emu eggs.    

The egg length in between 9 by 14 cm and weight are 500 gram.  The male cassowary bird the eggs for 50–52 days. This bird is sexual maturity at about three years. 


Cassowary Bird Sound

In below video, you will listen the  Cassowary Bird Sound. It makes sound from its chest and neck. This bird voice is in low frequency and rumbling or booming sound.



The Most Dangerous Cassowary Bird Images

There are basically three existent species of this cassowary. Here below I present this three cassowary bird species facts and images. You can easily free download this cassowary bird photo to decorate your phone, desktop, and tablet screen.

1. Southern cassowary Facts size attack images

2. Northern cassowary Fact and wallpaper

3. Dwarf cassowary Pictures and fact info 

Southern Cassowary Facts Size Attack Images

Southern Cassowary Facts  Specification 
Scientific name Casuarius
Other Name  Double-wattled cassowary, Australian cassowary or two-wattled cassowary
Weigh Female: 58.5 kg (129 lb)
Male: 29 to 34 kg (64–75 lb).
Height 1.5 to 1.8 m (4.9–5.9 ft)
Plumage Black
Face and Neck Color  Blue
Lifespan 20 to 40 years.


 Northern Cassowary Fact And Wallpaper 

Northern Cassowary Facts  Specification 
Scientific name Casuarius unappendiculatus
Other Name  single (one)-wattled cassowary or gold(en)-neck(ed) cassowary
Weigh 30 to 37 kg (66 to 82 lb) and average  58 kg (128 lb)
Height 1.5–1.8 m (4.9–5.9 ft)
Plumage Stiff Black
Neck and Wattle Color  Bright Red or Yellow
Face Color Blue
Lifespan 20 to 40 years.


Dwarf Cassowary Pictures And Fact Info

Dwarf Cassowary Facts  Specification 
Scientific name Casuarius bennetti
Other Name  Bennett’s cassowary, little cassowary, mountain cassowary, or mooruk
Weigh 17.6 and 26 kg (39 and 57 lb)
Height 99 and 150 cm (3.25 and 4.92 ft)
Plumage Black
Face and Neck Color  Blue
Lifespan 20 to 40 years.


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