The most beautiful birds of the planet
• The most beautiful birds of the planet
We suggest you familiarize yourself with pictures of the ten most amazing birds. Naturally, the notable birds - thousands, and they are all so different, each in their own stands.
Lorievye parrots - are small parrots with bright color in a rainbow of colors. They live in Australia, New Guinea, Indonesia and the Philippines. On these beautiful birdies go strange stories: that every spring they begin to fall, forcing the Australians to carry them in the veterinary clinic.
American Kestrel - oddly enough is the most elegant and small bird of prey. They can be found throughout the Western Hemisphere, from Canada in the north to the Falkland Islands in the south.
Atlantic Puffin - amazingly gullible poultry for this reason, and got its name. These birds feed on small fish and marine invertebrates. They nest in groups or colonies on the steep shores of the sea of the North Atlantic. Man badly crippled the population of these birds comely.
Crowned crane - the bird is very romantic. Place its habitat is West and East Africa. During the mating period, grooming may be associated with mutual dances, which include jumping, rush, flapping its wings, throwing up tufts of grass or a shake of the head. Beauty courtship and appearance of these birds could not get over our "Top 10".
Red Cardinal - a beautiful bird that lives mainly in the eastern United States and south-eastern Canada and Mexico. Coloring male bright crimson, with a black "mask" on the face. The painting is dominated by the female is grayish-brown tones, with reddish feathers on the wings, breast and tuft, with less pronounced "mask" than the male.
Kingfisher. Widespread - moved only with the help of wings, as the legs are short and are not intended for long-term displacement. Feathering Kingfisher near dim; its brightness is achieved by the refraction of light feathers. Kingfishers like privacy, see them - a rarity. Voice - intermittent squeak "tiip-tiip-tiip".
Red Macaw - king parrots. Despite the grand and colorful appearance, from Ara it was a hard fate. They have long been hunted by the Indians. The meat they use for food and feathers - for feathering arrows and jewelry.
Mandarin duck - duck family bird. Her flight fast and maneuverable, it is easy to take off, sometimes almost straight up. Unlike most ducks, mandarin often be seen sitting on the branches of trees or on coastal rocks. tangerine on hunting is forbidden, it is included in the Red Book of Russia as a rare species. This duck bred in parks as decorative bird.
paradise tanager lives in eastern Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana and Guyana. It looks very specific. Light green with a blue muzzle breast, as if a beard and purple chin can not leave anyone indifferent one who saw this beauty.
Peacock - it is the only bird in our "Top 10", a domesticated man. A characteristic feature of the male is a strong development of the upper body feathers that might be mistaken for a tail. Peacocks have long been revered in the East, and also anxious to include him in the West. In Hindu mythology, when Krishna and Radha - two incarnation of the god Vishnu - dance and amuse themselves in the eternal joy of love, they are seen peacocks.