Resplendent Quetzal by VisitGuatemala, via Flickr

This is the Resplendent Quetzal. The Resplendent Quetzal was considered sacred to the Mayans - so sacred, in fact, that the punishment for killing a Quetzal was death. The cutest thing ever

Fairy Wren

Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens), also known simply as the splendid wren or more colloquially in Western Australia as the blue wren.

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Racket-tailed roller - photo by deseonocturno.love the name of the bird!

Splendid Fairy-wren Whiteman park, Perth, Western Australia  23Jun13 res by Wacrakey, via Flickr

Splendid Fairy-wren Whiteman park, Perth, Western Australia res by Wacrakey

Banded Broadbill in Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand. Photo by Carl-Johan Svensson

This bird is called a Banded Broadbill. (the colors in the photo have been pushed and saturated to make it look more intensely colorful)

rare bird..

Ten perfect birdwatching trips

The Lesser Bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea minor, is a bird-of-paradise in the genus Paradisaea. The Lesser Bird-of-paradise is distributed throughout forests of northern New Guinea, and the nearby islands of Misool and Yapen

Colibrí

Cuba is proud to be the home of the smallest bird in the world. The Bee Hummingbird! This sweet little bird, is only found in Cuba.

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