15 most beautiful birds, the sight of which takes your breath away!By Vika https://pictolic.com/en/article/15-most-beautiful-birds-the-sight-of-which-takes-your-breath-away
The population of birds on Earth is very rich and diverse. It is impossible to single out one person here, because all birds are somehow endowed with unsurpassed grace and beauty. Well, sometimes it’s hard to even believe what frilly color combinations they wear on their feathers! Today we will present to your attention a list of 15 of the brightest and most beautiful birds in our opinion, the sight of which takes your breath away ...
1. Livingston's banana eater
…or Helmeted Turaco. The name of the bird may deliberately mislead you that these birds eat bananas, but this is far from the case. Livingston's banana eater prefers to eat berries, insects or young shoots of plants. Well, the beauty of this bird can be left without comment. Just take a look at the photo!
2. crowned dove
In total, there are three species of these unusual birds in the world: just a crowned dove, chestnut-breasted and fan-bearing. The difference between them is insignificant, but all three species are united by a fabulous and pretty beauty.
3. Guianan Rock Cockerel
Like many species of birds, the female rock cockerel looks modest, but the male has a bright orange plumage unlike any other bird.
4. hyacinth macaw
There are many handsome and beauties among the parrot family, and this macaw with cobalt blue plumage is no exception! The good news is that these birds are easily tamed and get along well with people at home.
5. blue jay
These little birds are still bullies, they often take food from other small birds and chase them between the trees. And they easily learn to imitate sounds, imitating the calls of birds of prey to scare away their enemies. But for their beauty, they seem to be forgiven for everything!
6. gouldian finches
Calm and non-aggressive Gould's finches tolerate cage content well and can become a living decoration of your home.
7. Longtail Velvet Weaver
Nature endowed this bird with a unique long tail that falls like a widow's veil. It is thanks to this feature that the second name of a beautiful bird is “widow”. Interestingly, the length of the weaver's tail can be several times the length of its body!
Quezal is a symbol of Guatemala and rightfully one of the most beautiful birds in the world. Even the monetary unit of this country is called similarly to the name of the beautiful bird quezal.
9. Curly arasari
The Curly Arasari earns its name from the unique curly tuft of feathers on top of its head. The beautiful bird belongs to the Toucan family and is one of its most beautiful representatives.
10. bird of paradise
In total, there are about 45 species of birds of paradise in the world, which stand out among their relatives with their bright fiery plumage and unearthly beauty.
11. Atlantic puffin
One of the most beautiful sea birds. Their population mainly lives on the shores of two oceans: the Atlantic and the Arctic. Hence the prefix to the name of the birds.
The arrangement of feathers on the head of this bird resembles ... a crown! To date, this is quite symbolic, because the hoopoe bird is the only surviving species of the Hoopoe family (Upipidae). Such is "his own king."
13. whiskered tit
A small rounded bird in fashionable milky-beige tones. One of a kind. Despite the name, the species is not related to the tit family.
14. mandarin duck
A very bright bird, which is a sin not to be classified as the most beautiful winged bird in the world. Stunning overflows and saturation of the color of the feather, like in many other birds, distinguish the male from the females.
15. African Pygmy Forest Kingfisher
These are the smallest kingfishers in the world. Body length 10 cm. Weight 9-12 g. Rarely beautiful bird that lives in the rain forests of Africa.