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Greater Bird-of-Paradise: largest member of the genus 'Paradisaea' - up to 17" long (excluding the long thin tail wires). NG & Aru Islands, ID. Birds of paradise are generally crow-like in general body form & are the brother group to the corvids (crows & jays)
Shoebill also known as Whalehead or Shoe-billed Stork, is a very large stork-like bird. It derives its name from its massive shoe-shaped bill. It lives in eastern Africa. It is so strange looking! It looks like a Muppet! It can grow to almost 5 FEET tall!
Colourful bird / Does anyone know what type of bird is this? The pic is from a Samsung wallpaper and although I googled the image, it isn't bringing me a description. Answers welcome.