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Monday, 15 December 2014

EXOTIC BIRDS UNPARALLELED BEAUTY

They are truly magnificent, without exception! When you see such a miracle of nature, inevitably come to mind thoughts of helplessness of this beauty. Long-tailed widowbird (Euplectes progne) In the English-speaking world, this South African bird called "widow" for its unusually long tail black mourning. In males (ie widowers) he reaches forty centimeters, twice the length of their body. Superb fairywren (Malurus cyaneus) Males acquire luxury solid blue color only during the breeding season, other times they are almost impossible to distinguish from females. They become pale brown on top and white below, although the feathers and keep the blue tint on the wings and tail. Royal flycatcher (Onychorhynchus)There are four types of crowned royal or Mukhoed, they all characteristic "crown", which can be usually seen in males Only during the ritual of courtship or competition with other males. In normal times, the scallop is not visible, feathers pressed to the head, but there is such a need, "a stylish haircut." King of Saxony bird-of-paradise (Pteridophora Alberti) "Painted" ornamental plumes on the head in males (Plume moth) seem so improbable that when the first such birds brought to Europe, people did not believe that it is their natural decoration. Resplendent quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno) Many consider this the most beautiful bird in the world. Resplendent quetzal - the national symbol of Guatemala, in her honor even call the local currency. Lilac-breasted roller (Coracias caudatus) This bird (as well as other representatives of this species), known extraordinarily spectacular courtship rituals, is also famous for its rapid peak circular ups and downs, "stone" which are accompanied by a shrill sound. Curled Aracari (Pteroglossus beauharnaesii) This bird belonging to the family of Toucan, got its name from the unusual feathers on his head, curls, braids as on the box with a gift. Red-necked tanager (Tangara cyanocephala) There are three subspecies of this bird, which differ basically spot size on the throat and head coloration. They live in lowland tropical forests of eastern South America. Wilson's bird-of-paradise (Cicinnurus respublica) This is another incredible bird of paradise, which is easily recognizable by the curly tail feathers and unique coloration. Turquoise "crown" on the head of the male - it's actually not feathers and bare patch of skin. Guianan cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola) Their scallops, almost perfect semicircular shape, formed by two rows of feathers, converging at the ends of each other. Unlike other birds, Cock-of-the-rock is your nosy decoration constantly. Bananoed Livingston (Tauraco livingstonii) Bananoed, also known as Toorak, is the ancestor of the family «Musophagidae», which means, of course, "bananoedy." However, it is noteworthy that these birds are almost never eat bananas. Malabar pied hornbill (Anthracoceros coronatus) These birds are easily recognizable by the huge "helmet", growing on top of the beak. The tribes of central India believed that wearing a skull on his neck hung a bird rhinoceros - the surest way to wealth.Source



Exotic birds of unprecedented beauty





Exotic birds of unprecedented beauty





Exotic birds of unprecedented beauty





Exotic birds of unprecedented beauty





Exotic birds of unprecedented beauty





Exotic birds of unprecedented beauty





Exotic birds of unprecedented beauty





Exotic birds of unprecedented beauty





Exotic birds of unprecedented beauty





Exotic birds of unprecedented beauty





Exotic birds of unprecedented beauty





Exotic birds of unprecedented beauty

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