The smallest hummingbird, Bee Hummingbird or Zunzuncito (Mellisuga helenae), is a species of hummingbird that is endemic to Cuba and Isla de la Juventud. Wikipedia says it grows to cm and is not only the smallest hummingbird, but its also the
Birds of Paradise The Raggiana Bird-of-paradise, also known as Count Raggi's Bird-of-paradise, is distributed widely in southern and northeastern New Guinea, where its name is Kumul. The Raggiana Bird-of-paradise is the national bird of Papua New Guinea.
Photographer takes perfect snap of kingfisher after 6 years trying
~ Wilson's Bird-of-Paradise. Another crazy bird-of-paradise that is easy to recognize with its curly tail feathers and unique coloring. The turquoise crown of the male is actually a patch of bare skin, not feathers. He looks like a Mondrian painting
A great egret shows off its breeding plumage in our spotting of the day. Early in the breeding season adults grow long plumes on their backs, which they raise in courtship displays. Great egret (Ardea alba) spotted by SusanEllison