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.

Fruit dove

Fruit dove

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

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,...

Wilson's Bird-of-Paradise

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...

Laughing Kookaburra

Laughing Kookaburra

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

Resplendent Quetzal

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...

Collared Lory

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...

James's flamingo

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...

Male and Female Frigatebird

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.

Monk parakeet

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.

Green headed tanager

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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