Albatrosses ~ Wide winged and long lived (up to 50 yrs.) albatrosses are rarely seen on land, preferring to stay out on the ocean except to mate and raise their young. They're one of very few species of birds that drink salt water.

Albatrosses ~ Wide winged and long lived (up to 50 yrs.) albatrosses are rarely seen on land, preferring to stay out on the ocean except to mate and raise their young. They're one of very few species of birds that drink salt water.

The Jambu Fruit Dove, (Ptilinopus jambu) is a smallish colourful fruit-dove. It is a resident breeding species in southern Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei and the Indonesian islands of Kalimantan, Sumatra and Java. The Jambu Fruit Dove inhabits mangrove swamps and lowland rain forests up to 1,500 m and is also found in second growth woodland.

The Jambu Fruit Dove, (Ptilinopus jambu) is a smallish colourful fruit-dove. It is a resident breeding species in southern Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei and the Indonesian islands of Kalimantan, Sumatra and Java. The Jambu Fruit Dove inhabits mangrove swamps and lowland rain forests up to 1,500 m and is also found in second growth woodland.

The Golden Pheasant or "Chinese Pheasant", (Chrysolophus pictus) is a gamebird of the order Galliformes (gallinaceous birds) and the family Phasianidae. It is native to forests in mountainous areas of western China, but feral populations have been established in the United Kingdom and elsewhere.

The Golden Pheasant or "Chinese Pheasant", (Chrysolophus pictus) is a gamebird of the order Galliformes (gallinaceous birds) and the family Phasianidae. It is native to forests in mountainous areas of western China, but feral populations have been established in the United Kingdom and elsewhere.

Photograph Banded Cotinga - Cotinga Maculata by Ciro Albano on 500px, A rare and threatened (Endangered) Brazilian Endemic. Taken in Porto Seguro – state of Bahia – North-east Brazil.

Photograph Banded Cotinga - Cotinga Maculata by Ciro Albano on 500px, A rare and threatened (Endangered) Brazilian Endemic. Taken in Porto Seguro – state of Bahia – North-east Brazil.

The Pacific Loon or Pacific Diver (Gavia pacifica), is a medium-sized member of the loon, or diver, family. It may be conspecific with Black-throated Diver/Arctic Loon, which it closely resembles. It breeds on deep lakes in the tundra region of Alaska and northern Canada as far east as Baffin Island, and in Russia.

Pacific Loon Gavia Pacifica Parent

The Pacific Loon or Pacific Diver (Gavia pacifica), is a medium-sized member of the loon, or diver, family. It may be conspecific with Black-throated Diver/Arctic Loon, which it closely resembles. It breeds on deep lakes in the tundra region of Alaska and northern Canada as far east as Baffin Island, and in Russia.

These breathtakingly beautiful birds are Black-and-Red Broadbills (Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos). They have a black head, back, and tail feathers with crimson underparts. The bill is most striking, as it is a wonderful light turquoise on top with yellow underneath. Catch More Creatures Here: http://www.thefeaturedcreature.com/2011/03/beautiful-black-and-red-broadbills.

These breathtakingly beautiful birds are Black-and-Red Broadbills (Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos). They have a black head, back, and tail feathers with crimson underparts. The bill is most striking, as it is a wonderful light turquoise on top with yellow underneath. Catch More Creatures Here: http://www.thefeaturedcreature.com/2011/03/beautiful-black-and-red-broadbills.

Pavon Nordeño or Great Curassow, is indigenus to the South American countries of Costa Rica, Guatemala, Columbia and Honduras. The females have 3 different morphs (appearances), while the males are black with a curly crest, a white belly, and a yellow knob on its bill. This bird's call is a long whistle that slowly fades. They are threatened by habitat loss.

Pavon Nordeño or Great Curassow, is indigenus to the South American countries of Costa Rica, Guatemala, Columbia and Honduras. The females have 3 different morphs (appearances), while the males are black with a curly crest, a white belly, and a yellow knob on its bill. This bird's call is a long whistle that slowly fades. They are threatened by habitat loss.

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