Paradisaeidae family birds in Oceania. Males display stunning plumage. Often ranked as world's most beautiful birds. Some resemble crows.
Shaw Mayer's astrapia, a stunning bird in Oceania. Males boast blue-green head and throat, while females display iridescent blue and long tail feathers.
Male blue bird of paradise: black head, white beak, turquoise cape and tail, red outlined oval on chest. Courtship display is awe-inspiring.
Lawes's parotia: male's stunning appearance with white crest, purple throat, and iridescent breast shield. Courtship dance mesmerizes with raised flank feathers.
Torchlight bowerbird: vibrant red-orange head, yellow back and wings. Builds elaborate bowers and displays mesmerizing courtship dance with golden eyes.
Peacock trio - Pavo cristatus, Pavo muticus, Afropavo congensis: stunning beauty, extravagant trains, symbol of arrogance. Costly display for courtship, vulnerable to predators.
Mute swan: white beauty with orange bill and black mask. Largest swimming bird, monogamous, but can be bad-tempered. Graceful in flight and water, but raised wings signal threat.
Purple honeycreeper: vibrant amethyst plumage, curved bill, black wings, and tail. Small size, yellow legs. Nectar feeder with a taste for bromeliad flowers.
Eastern Australian parrot: green body, yellow belly. Male shines with stunning turquoise face, blue wings, and red shoulder patches. Exquisite beauty!
Victoria crowned pigeon: terrestrial bird with violet-blue crest, purplish-maroon breast, blue wings, scaly legs, and striking ruby-red eyes. Near threatened conservation status.
Scarlet tanager: vivid scarlet male with black wings, olive green female. Found in the US and South America. Loves oranges. Strikingly beautiful!