Quetzal face by Alain Richert

Many count Quetzal among the most beautiful and ornate bird species in the Western Hemisphere, and the natives were so awestricken by their striking beauty that they referred to them as "The Rare Jewel Birds of the World."

Resplendant Quetzal

Quetzal Bokeh photography bird with long green tail

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hummingbird

The Beauty of the Peacock Tail <3

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, by Thomas Judd ♥ ♥ www.paintingyouwithwords.com

Bird of Paradise with her baby...

Quetzal - this makes me smile!

Tanager

mandarin ducks have gorgeous coloured feathers. Reminds me of Mexican tiles. Picture only. don't click through.

Baby Rainbow Lorikeets!

Beautiful bird of paradise

gorgeous

bird

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Beautiful bird, beautiful colors

Living in Venezuela ... I named mine Gizmo .... way back in the early 50's.

♀Hummingbird via Paradise of Birds on Facebook

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