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albino peacock on bench
Masked Trogona |It a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. It is fairly common in humid highland forests in South America, mainly the Andes and tepuis. There are eight recognized subspecies of Masked Trogon. Like all trogons, the Masked Trogon feeds on both fruits and insects. The Masked Trogon excavates a cavity nest in the soft wood of a rotting vertical tree trunk.|
Two Pigeons / North India / c. 1650
The male is the handsomest and most peacock-like member of the genus Polyplectron. It has an erectile crest, a white stripe over the eyes and highly iridescent metallic green and black plumage. The tail feathers are decorated with large blue-green ocelli, which may be spread fanlike in courtship displays. The female is smaller than the male.