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Adorable Beautiful Birds – Special Species

Pileated Woodpecker with her young

Barred Owls, South Florida (Photo by Liza Morffiz)

Hooded Merganser
(Photo by Seetharam Maddali)

The Chestnut-bellied Euphonia, found in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.

The (most elegant) Tufted Coquette—a hummingbird so tiny that it’s often mistaken for a large bee. They breed in eastern Venezuela, Trinidad, Guiana and northern Brazil. (Photo by Glenn Bartley)

Red-winged Fairy Wren, endemic to the southwestern corner of Western Australia

The Iiwi (Hawaiian Honey Creeper)

Whiskered Treeswift, found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand

The Bearded Vulture
(Photo by Manuela Kulpa)

Costa’s Hummingbird, showing a flared gorget when another male came too close to his territory.
(Photo by Jeff Wendorff)

The Araripe Manakin of Brazil was discovered in 1996 and is a critically endangered species that is down to about 50 birds and is threatened by habitat destruction.

Orange-backed Troupial, found in Guyana, Brazil, Paraguay, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Peru
(Photo by Miguel César)

The Violaceous Trogon, found in humid forests in the Amazon basin of South America and on the island of Trinidad
(Photo by Alex Thomson on Flickr)

Silver-throated Tanager, resident from Costa Rica, through Panama and western Colombia, to western Ecuador
(Photo by Chris Jimenez on Flickr)

Snowy owl

Brandt’s Cormorant, found on the Pacific Coast of North America
(Photo by punkbirdr on Flickr)

The Red-billed Leiothrix, native to the Indian subcontinent

Baby Kookaburra, terrestrial tree kingfishers native to Australia and New Guinea

The Plumbeous Water Redstart, found in South Asia, Southeast Asia and China

Leucistic Willow Warbler (Leucism is a condition in animals characterized by reduced pigmentation.)
(Photo by Liz Leyden)

Boreal Owl
(Photo by Bill McMullen)

The Gartered Trogon, found in forests in Mexico, Central America, and northwestern South America
(Photo by Álvaro Cubero Vega)

White- faced Whistling Ducks

Pink-throated Twinspot, a type of finch (you can tell by the beak) found in Mozambique, South Africa, and Swaziland

The Green Magpie, found from the lower Himalayas in northeastern India in a broad southeasterly band down into Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, and Borneo

The interesting looking (and named) Ocellated Antbird, found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama (Photo by Judd Patterson)

Siberian Ruby-throat

Ivory-breasted Pitta, endemic to Indonesia

The Rufous-backed Sibia, found in Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam
(Photo by Alex Vargas)

Great Grey Owl
(Photo by Sven Zacek)

African Fish Eagle

The Red Bishop, common in wetlands and grassland in Africa south of the Equator.

A ruby-crowned kinglet.

The Blood Pheasant, widespread and fairly common in eastern Himalayas, across India, Nepal, Bhutan, and China.

Golden Palm Weaver, found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania
(Photo by Olivier Delaere)

The Purplish- mantled Tanager of South America

Ruby Topaz Hummingbird , found in the Lesser Antilles and tropical South America
(Photo by David. G. Hemmings)

Rufous-bellied Niltava, found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Thailand

Bicolored Antpitta, found in Colombia and Ecuador

Yellow-headed Blackbird, found in North America, west of the Great Lakes.

The Spotted Towhee (which I learned by its former name: Rufus-sided Towhee).

A White Tawny Owl—highly unusual color for a Tawny.

Blue-winged Warbler, a North American songbird.(Photo by Matthew Studebaker)

The Hooded Visorbearer, a hummingbird found only in Brazil. It’s classified as “near threatened” due to habitat loss. What a spectacular-looking bird

Rufous Sibia, found in the northern parts of the Indian subcontinent, ranging across India, Nepal and Bhutan. (Not to be confused with the Rufus-backed Sibia)

African Golden Oriole, found south of the Sahara

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Awesome travel destinations….most beautiful places on the earth

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Here are the most beautiful travel destinations across the world. One must not skip these places while traveling to these countries. For more awesome landscape and vertical images visit: Wnderlst

Cappadocia, Turkey | Kris Trezegoal


Gornergrat, Switzerland | Gagan Kaushal


Mt. Defiance, Washington | Michael Matti


Santorini, Greece | Frank Hazebroek


Bavaria, Germany | Franz Fotografer


Moraine Lake, Canada | Riley Found


Isolated | Cosmin Lita



Ladakh, India | Jagjit Singh


China | Su PengTing


Svínafellsjökull, Iceland | Peter Slagmoolen


Kurobe Dam, Japan | Mahalarp Teeradechyothin


French Alps | Asmus Nørreslet


Paris, France | Jonas


Three Sisters, Alberta, Canada | Drew Hosick



Ilulissat, Greenland | Nora 80


Morskie Oko, Poland | Natalie Bajak


Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina | david D


Emerald Lake, Canada | James Bian


Fly Geyser, Nevada | Denny Thurston

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