Pictures of the Day…. Colorful Birds….

Colorful Birds

Yellow-collared Lovebirds are predominantly green and yellow.  They are small for a member of the parrot family, standing only 14.5cm tall when fully grown.
 

Violet-crowned woodnymph

The Violet-crowned Woodnymph is undeniably cute – not only for its shimmering purple and green colors, which almost look metallic, but also for its tiny size – they are just 10cm long when fully grown.

Colorful Birds

The Splendid Fairy Wren is a brilliant blue bird found across much of the Australasian continent.  The males are electric blue and pluck petals to display to brown females as part of their mating ritual

Colorful Birds

The Purple Gallinule is found in marshes and swamps of the Southern Eastern States in the US.   Displaying an iridescent indigo and violet feathering, they are omnivores and feed on a wide variety of plants, insects and fish.

Colorful Birds

The Scarlet Macaw is a famous member of the parrot family, known for both its spectacular, predominantly red and blue plumage and familiar loud squawk.

Colorful Birds

The Blue Crowned Pigeon is not your average pigeon.  They can grow to the size of a turkey and boast spectacular blue feathers.
 

Colorful Birds

The Mandarin Duck is immediately recognizable for its incredible combination of dazzling colors.  Only the males display the colorful feathers, the females are predominantly brown with a white eye ring.

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