The first thing about these birds that caught my eye was their beautifully unique tails. Yup. Proceed and see for yourself.
Image: The Quetzal
Photo by Mauro Román (via National Geographic)
🐦 The Quetzal is the national bird of Guatemala; its vibrant colors represent the Guatemalan people.
Image: The Marvellous Spatuletail Hummingbird
Photo by Ian Merrill
🐦 The Marvellous Spatuletail Hummingbird is found only in a small area of Peru for it’s endangered. It is one of the world’s rarest hummingbirds.
Image: The Jackson’s Widowbird
🐦 The Jackson’s Widowbird is a species of bird in the family Ploceidae and can be found in Kenya and Tanzania.
Image: Lady Amherst’s Pheasant
🐦 Lady Amherst’s Pheasant is found in SW China and Myanmar. Like most Phasianidae species (inclusive of pheasant and peafowls), the LAP prefers to escape danger by running rather than flying.
🐦 Motmot is any of about 10 species of long-tailed forest birds of the family Momotidae. They’re normally found in South and Central America.
Via Wildlife-Lodges, listen to the sounds of the Resplendent Quetzal.
Reference/s: Wikipedia; oiseaux-birds.com; YouTube