Category: Birds

Birds constitute a well-defined group of vertebrate animals. As a class they form a more homogenous group than any other class of vertebrates. They possess a series of strongly marked characters such as: (i) feather-clad, bipedal mostly flying vertebrates, (ii) jaw bones prolonged to form a beak or bill, (iii) forelimbs modified into wings etc.

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Fruit dove

Fruit dove Common name: Fruit dove, Fruit pigeon, Rose-fronted Pigeon, Crimson-capped Fruit Dove.

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Pink necked green pigeon

Pink necked green pigeon Common name: Pink-necked Green Pigeon, Pink-necked Pigeon. Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves). Scientific Name: Treron vernans. Species name author: (Linnaeus, 1771). Distribution: This beautiful species of pigeon is found in tropical forests of Cambodia, Indonesia,...

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Wilson’s Bird-of-Paradise

Wilson’s Bird-of-Paradise (Cicinnurus respublica): Wilson’s Bird-of-Paradise is a small Passerine bird found on only two islands in Indonesia, Waigeo and Batanta. They typically inhabit forested hill areas, though they have also been found in...

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Laughing Kookaburra

Laughing Kookaburra Common Name: Laughing Jackass, Giant Kingfisher. Binomical Name: Dacelo novaeguineae Distribution:  Laughing Kookaburra is native to

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Resplendent Quetzal

Resplendent Quetzal The resplendent quetzal is a bird belonging to the trogon family. It is found from Southern Mexico to Western Panama. The bird is known for its beautiful plumage, specially the male. The...

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Collared Lory

Collared Lory The collared lory (Phigys solitarius), also known as the ‘solitary lory’, is a species of parrot, endemic to Fiji islands. The adult birds are about 20cm long. Males have a colourful appearance...

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James’s flamingo

James’s flamingo The James’s flamingo is a species of flamingo that inhabits the high altitudes of Andean plateaus. It is found in Chile, Bolivia and Argentina. The bird has a size of the lesser...

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Interesting Frigate Bird

Interesting Frigate Bird Common Name: Frigate bird, Man of War, Pirate bird Family: Frigatidae, Genus:Fregata Scientific Name: Fregata minor Distribution: Found in every tropical ocean, Galapagos island.

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Monk parakeet

Monk parakeet Common name: Monk parakeet Scientific name: Myiopsitta monachus Distribution: Native to Argentina and surrounding countries of South America, besides it is kept as pet worldwide.

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Green headed tanager

Green headed tanager Common name: Green headed tanager Scientific name: Tangara seledon Distribution: Forests of southern Brazil, far-eastern Paraguay and Argentina.

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