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The first poisonous bird to be recorded is the Hooded Pitohui, with its feathers, skin and tissues having a dangerous neurotoxin called
Batrachotoxin. In high enough doses, such
toxins can lead to paralysis and death. The only other animal known to have the same poison is the Dart Frog.

The first poisonous bird to be recorded is the Hooded Pitohui, with its feathers, skin and tissues having a dangerous neurotoxin called Batrachotoxin. In high enough doses, such toxins can lead to paralysis and death. The only other animal known to have the same poison is the Dart Frog.