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10 of the most beautiful birds in the world

In the first weekend of October marked International days observing birds. Thousands of people around the world go to watch the feathered in vivo. And we suggest you look at the top ten most beautiful birds in the world in our list

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Lorievye parrots

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Color parrots this kind of diverse, literally all the colors of the rainbow are present in it. Habitat lorievyh parrots – Australia, New Guinea, Indonesia and the Philippines. It is said that every spring birds begin to fall, forcing the Australians to wear them in the veterinary clinic.

American Kestrel

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This species distributed in the Western Hemisphere, from Canada to the Falkland Islands. This is one of the most elegant and small birds of prey in the world.

Atlantic Puffin

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On the steep banks of the North Atlantic can be found colonies of Atlantic puffins. These birds feed on small fish and marine invertebrates. The name was given to these birds because of their excessive credulity. A large number of Atlantic puffins have been destroyed by man.

Crowned Crane

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This romantic bird lives in West and East Africa. During courtship the birds perform a kind of dance, including jumping, dash, flapping their wings, shake of the head.

Red Cardinal

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This bird can be found in the eastern states of the USA, south-eastern Canada, and Mexico. The male has a bright crimson color with black “mask” on his face. Females – grayish-brown with reddish feathers on the wings, breasts and tuft.

Kingfisher

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A fairly common species of birds. Paws kingfisher is so short that does not allow you to move along the ground, so representatives of this kind of move with the help of wings on the narrow-minded distance. The brightness of plumage of birds is achieved by the refraction of light feathers. Despite the prevalence of the species, these birds are fond of solitude, they are very hard to see.

Red Macaw

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The king parrots can not boast of good fortune. From ancient times they were hunted Indians. Meat macaw used for food and feathers – to decorate and tail booms.

Mandarin

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Bird of the family duck likes to sit on the branches of trees and the cliffs. It has a fast and maneuverable flight, taking off easy, sometimes right up. Mandarin has been included in the Red Book of Russia. Hunting is prohibited on it. Birds of this species breed in the parks as a decorative bird.

Paradise Tanager

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Habitat – eastern Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana and Guyana. Color bird quite specific: light green snout, blue breast, purple chin.

Peacock

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The only bird on the list, which was domesticated by man. A distinctive feature of the male is the strong development of the upper coverts, which is often mistaken for a tail. By peacocks think much of the West, their revered in the East. In Hindu mythology, when the two ipostasti god Vishnu – Krishna and Radha – dance and amuse themselves in the eternal joy of love, they are seen peacocks.

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