More gorgeous, cute, weird birds with breath-taking variety. And butterflies to match.
by John&Fish on Flickr
Oscillated Turkey by a walk on the wild side nature photography on flickr
Saddle-billed Stork in the Masai Mara, Kenya by © Steve Garvie
Florida Everglades, Photo by Susan Schermer , from Iryna via pinterest
The Amazonian Royal Flycatcher
bali mynah by cm2852 on flickr
owls can’t move their eyes so they move their heads.
Here’s a couple that I had to double-check to make sure they were real:
Swinhoe’s Blue Pheasant, by phd white
Tuffed Coquette Hummingbird. This guy’s beautiful but looks a bit like he was made by committee.
I think this is a painting, though I found it on a bird site.
mountain blue bird
The Gilt-edged Tanager from Brazil, by Bertrando on flickr,
By mark hughes
Tanubada, Central, Papua New Guinea by Nick Hobgood on flickr,
Himalayan Monal Pheasant by Thakur Dalip Singh, via Flickr
Lilac breasted roller
quetzal, by Bob Gres
Black and white can be equally cute and impressive.
Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe, Africa via national geographic
A Little Owl defends its feeding position from a Great spotted woodpecker by Ian Schofield
Saiba Mais, www.agenciaabn.com
Philippines Eagle – by Klaus Nigge
Penguin puberty just as As embarrassing as human version. This adolescent King Penguin gets help molting from his doting mother. By Sjoerd van Berge Henegouwen.
Don’t miss the persistent duckling video after the butterflies.
by BlezSP on flickr
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Thanks to: Shira, Mike and Pinterest