Birds with fantastic beauty — incredible creatures of the nature.
The most beautiful birds of the Earth: 10 of the most gorgeous feathered fellows, who will charm you with their proud posture and luxurious plumage.
Nature gifts us with a delightful assortment of wonderful and incredible phenomena. Simply ponder the unlimited number of extraordinarily unusual creatures living in the air, on the ground and under the water.
In all honesty, birds are always very beautiful creatures, so it’s kind of a difficult task trying to find the most gorgeous among them. There are around 10 thousand different bird species living on the Earth.
Some of them are unexpectedly striking and easily look like they could be fairytale creatures from fantasy books, as their beauty can stun people into speechlessness and wonder.
Peacock (Phasianidae family)
The first beautiful bird that springs to mind when people ponder the more exotic of the bird species, is without a doubt, the regal and spectacular peacock. This giant bird comes from the Phasianidae family, and has enormous tail feathers that that spread out like a fantastic fan.
The name of this bird perfectly suits the description of how it looks. The Paradisaeidae family is quiet extensive, and includes 45 different species of the Bird-of paradise – each member of the species having its own unique appearance. 38 species of these birds live in New Guinea and on the neighboring islands.
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis Cardinalis)
This is a small bird with an astounding and unforgettable appearance. The most beautiful are the male birds who are crimson colored, with a black mask around their beak, and a distinguishing crest. The northern cardinal inhabits the Eastern states of the USA, as well as Canada and Mexico. This bird is a state symbol in 7 of the states in the USA.
Lorie Parrots or just Lories (Loriinae)
These small, yet colorful parrots live on flower pollen, nectar and juicy fruits. They inhabit Australia, Indonesia, New Guinea and Philippines.
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)
This bird from the Corvidae family is not only beautiful, but unbelievably smart. It can produce a lot of different sounds and simulate the sounds of many other birds, including predators. Thanks to this astounding ability, this bird is able to notify her flock members about danger and scare uninvited guests away.
Gouldian Finch (Erythrura gouldiae)
These bright feathered fellows can be found in Australia. Many people choose to keep them as pets in their homes due to their incredible appearance.
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