The smallest hummingbird: Bee Hummingbird

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

Bird of paradise

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.

A kingfisher emerges from its dive... Photography by Alan McFadyen.

Photographer takes perfect snap of kingfisher after 6 years trying

A Kingfisher Emerges From its Dive in Kirkcudbright, Scotland. (Photograph By: © Alan McFadyen

baby owl

Baby Albatross - (This is being pinned as a variety of species. Most recently, I saw it pinned as a baby owl even though the beak is not an owls.

Osprey by Bill Doherty

"Out You Come" by Bill Doherty Osprey, fishing hawk, grabs a trout. Sometimes a bald eagle will steal the fish Osprey has just caught

Cabot's Tragopan (Tragopan caboti)

Cabot's tragopan (Tragopan caboti) is a pheasant found in south-east China. The common and scientific names of this large bird both commemorate the ornithologist Samuel Cabot III.

Beautiful!

Maybe this cockatoo got into the test strips too. Red Tailed Black Cockatoo with spots, dots and stripes! a real beauty with the deep blue color.

Bird and Squirrel Sharing Bread

sharing with a friend :).the squirrel and bird are sharing a piece of bread. So cute.

Nature Got Really Weird When These 20 Birds Evolved, Because, WHOA. #3 Is Nuts!

~ 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

Codibugnolo - one of the world's cutest birds!

Long-tailed tit - so cute. The Long-tailed Tit or Long-tailed Bushtit (Aegithalos caudatus) is a common bird found throughout Europe and Asia.

Hummingbird

Velvet Purple Coronet Hummingbird - West Andean slopes of W Colombia and NW Ecuador.

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

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