All birds are truly majestic and magnificent creatures, but the shoebill stork is certainly not one to be messed with.

Keep scrolling to see this sinister-looking bird for yourself - and a whole array of birdwatching favorites, of course.

The Secretary Bird.

What an expressive face!

The Goura Victoria.

Jealous of that fascinator.

The Gray Nightjar.

Literally looks like a rock.

The Longtailed Tit.

Laugh at the name all you like, but this bird is seriously cute.

The Mountain Bluebird.

How is this even real?!

The Victoria Crowned Pigeon.

Amazing colors.

The Nicobar Pigeon.

Now that's a statement hair-do.

The Grandala.

Definitely winning the prize for best name.

The Quetzel.

Truly amazing colors.

The Bearded Reedling.

Literally just a big ball of fluff.

The Bohemian Waxwing.

A killer hairstyle!

The Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher.

Loving these bright tones.

The Pesquets Parrot.

Sometimes nicknamed the Dracula parrot - and we can see why!

The Strawberry Finch.

Very aptly named!

The Frillback Pigeon.

Who else thinks this bird looks like it's been covered in chocolate shavings?

The Black-Throated Bush Tit.

Now that's a tongue-twister.

The Crested Duck.

Why does this duck look like it's about to make a powerful statement in court?

The Helmeted Guineafowl.

A boulder with a head.

The Inca Tern.

We'd never seen a bird with a mustache before.

The Mandarin Duck.

Now this is a duck I can get on board with.

The Golden Pheasant.

Truly majestic.

The Sword-billed Hummingbird.

That looks extremely difficult to maneuver.

The Lady Amherst Pheasant.

Impressive tail feathers!

The Cock of the Rock.

Great name, great bird. Ten out of ten.

The Pygmy Wren-Babbler.

Another with an incredible name.

And now, the one you've all been waiting for...

It's the shoebill stork.

I told you it was sinister-looking.

This type of bird is admittedly not as aesthetically pleasing as the rest and is bound to give plenty of people nightmares.

It doesn't help that it resembles a dinosaur, does it?

I mean, its scientific name is Balaeniceps rex, for crying out loud.

And they stand at around 4 and a half feet tall.

I am not okay with this.

But don't worry, they're (pretty much) harmless.

The stork, which is found in areas of tropical East Africa, survives on a diet of large fish, snakes, and even baby crocodiles - but definitely not humans.

So just try and look past the dead-eyed stare, okay?

If you want to see something a little less sinister, keep scrolling for the adorable Japanese birds that resemble flying balls of cotton wool...