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RED-BELLIED PITTA - Erythropitta erythrogaster . . . Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines

Photo: The red-bellied pitta (Erythropitta erythrogaster) is a species of bird in the Pittidae family. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Black-faced Dacnis (Dacnis lineata) by Esaú Sánchez. This bird is found in humid forest in the Amazon and the Chocó-Magdalena (coastal Colombia and Ecuador). The latter population has a yellow (not white) belly and is sometimes considered a separate species, the Yellow-tufted Dacnis (D. egregia)

Black-Faced Dacnis (Dacnis lineata), tiniest of the tanager family. Photo by deseonocturno




The Araripe Manakin, Antilophia Bokermanni, is a critically endangered bird from the family of Manakins (Pipridae).: It was discovered in 1996 and scientifically described in 1998 in Brazil.

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The Victoria Crowned Pigeon (Goura victoria) is a large, bluish-grey pigeon with elegant blue lace-like crests, maroon breast and red iris. It is part of a genus of three unique very large, ground-dwelling pigeons native to the New Guinea region.

Crimsonbreasted Shri beautiful amazing

Crimson-breasted Shrike, a. Crimson-breasted Gonolek, is a southern African bird occurring in a broad swathe from southern Angola to the Free State province in South Africa.

Caterpillar birds?

Bird caterpillar José Luis Rodríguez encountered these European Bee-eaters forming a nature-made optical illusion. Together they look like a caterpillar covering a branch.

When one of the disciples made the request, "Show us the Father," Jesus answered, "Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known Me, Philip? He that hath seen Me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Show us the Father?" John 14:8, 9

Beautiful swan and it's reflection---ok that's not a reflection it's a mirror image, but i like the editing idea

Raggiana Bird-of-paradise

Courtship pose of the Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise (Paradisaea raggiana). He accents his long red flank plumes. This breed is found in southern and northeastern New Guinea. (photo by Tim Laman)