Dazzling exotic birds

Long Tailed Widowbird
1. These South African birds are named for their almost all black coloring and, of course, their extremely long tail. The tail of the males can be over 16 inches long, which is more than twice their body length. .....
Splendid Fairywren
2. The males are fully blue when breeding, but otherwise look more similar to the females. They turn pale brown on top and white underneath, although retain the blue on wings and tail. .....
Royal Flycatcher
3. There are 4 species of royal flycatchers all with the royal crown which is generally only on display during courtship rituals and competitions with other males. Usually the crest is lying flat but opens up like a fan. .....
King of Saxony Bird of Paradise
4. The ornamental head plumes on the males are so bizarre that when the first specimen was brought to Europe, people thought it was fake. .....
Resplendent Quetzal
5. Many people believe these are the most beautiful birds in the world. They are the national bird of Guatemala, and name to the Guatemalan currency. .....
Lilac Breasted Roller
6. This bird (and the other species of rollers) get their name from their impressive courtship flight, a fast, shallow dive from considerable elevation with a rolling or fast rocking motion, accompanied by loud raucous calls. .....
Inca Tern
7. These awesome seabirds with mustaches nest in rocky hollows or burrows along the coasts of Peru and Chile. .....
Curl Crested Aracari
8. This bird is a member of the toucan family and gets it s name from the feathers on it s head that are curled up like ribbons on a gift. .....
D Arnaud s Barbet
9. This is one of 42 barbet species all of which are found in sub Saharan Africa. .....
Red Necked Tanager
10. There are 3 sub species of this bird which differ primarily in the extent of the throat patch and in the coloration of the head. They are residents of the lowland tropical forests of eastern South America. .....
Wilsons Bird of Paradise
11. Another crazy bird of paradise that is easy to recognize with it s curly tail feathers and unique coloring. The turquoise crown of the male is actually a patch of bare skin, not feathers. .....
Guianan Cock of the Rock
12. Their almost perfect semi circle crest is formed by two rows of feathers, flattened against each other. Unlike other birds, their crest is always on display. .....
Purple Crowned Fairywren
13. Their song is quite different from other fairywrens because it is of lower frequency, quite loud, and usually sung as a duet. .....
Livingstones Turaco
14. Turacos make up the bird family Musophagidae (literally banana eaters ). Despite the name, they generally do not eat bananas. .....
Spangled Cotinga
15. These cotingas live in the Amazon Rainforest and are usually silent, except when alarmed by predators. .....
Bare Throated Bellbird
16. These birds live in the Atlantic Forest of South America and have one of the loudest calls of any bird. .....
Malabar Pied Hornbill
17. These are an easily recognizable bird due to the large casque (the display growth on the upper bill). The tribal people of central India believed that hanging a skull of the hornbill brought wealth. .....
Red Naped Trogon
18. This type of trogon is found in and around Borneo and is threatened due to habitat loss. .....
Turquoise Browed Motmot
19. Motmots aren t born with their signature racket tipped tails. The feathers are weakly attached and shed away easily after development. .....
Malayan Banded Pitta
20. This is one of three separate species of banded pittas that were lumped together as one. Due to their vocal and visual differences the species were recently split. .....
White Throated Kingfisher
21. These birds nest in tunnels dug into the steep banks on the sides of streams and roads. .....
Purple Gallinule
22. These birds will swim in water like a duck and walk on floating plants like a chicken with the help of their long toes. .....
Splendid Astrapia
23. This is another of the 41 species of the birds of paradise and is only found in the mountains of New Guinea. .....
Kea
24. These are the only alpine parrots in the world and are found on the south island of New Zealand. They are large parrots known for their intelligent and inquisitive nature. .....
Capped Heron
25. You can easily spot these in South America as they are the only all white heron with a little black cap and bright blue bill, but you may not hear them because their muffled hoots are known to be very quiet. .....
Twelve Wired Bird of Paradise
26. The male will do a dance and brush the female with his 12 wiry display feather to seduce her. .....
Horned Sungem
27. This is a type of hummingbird found in South America and only the males have the iridescent horns. .....
Red Bearded Bee Eater
28. These birds catch bees and other insects in the air, not after they have landed. They remove the stinger by hitting the insect repeatedly on a hard surface and this removes most of the venom. .....
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Twisted Chignon. The style exudes a graceful elegance. This chignon sports a rounded look. .....
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Indian independence. On August 15, 1947, Great Britain released their control over India and the Indian Empire was quickly divided into two countries, today known as India and Pakistan. No longer under British control, India erupted into violence. Thousands of members o .....
Cutest Photos Of Animals Kissing
Its hard not to respond when a master of the art of kissing is laying one on you. The kiss is as beautiful as the kisser. When the master is at work, you have no choice but to appreciate and respond. Animals are known for publicly showing affection towards one another. This aspect is seen throughout the animal kingdom. From rats t .....
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Divers GID Watches. Watches : This is one must have gadget for deep sea divers, but its uniqueness lies in the fact it won't need any kind of batteries for it to light up or need to be put on charge, as it generates a phosphorous glow from natural and artificial light .....
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Ebola virus in animals. Although non human primates have been a source of infection for humans, they are not thought to be the reservoir but rather an accidental host like human beings. Since 1994, Ebola outbreaks from the EBOV and TAFV species have been observed in chimpa .....
Mouthwatering Foods to Try
Kanchkolar Kofta Curry. Made from green bananas, this dish from Kolkata is a crowd puller if you are looking for some vegetarian curry. .....
Extreme Guinness World Records
. The longest ears on a dog measured 34.9 centimeters (13.75 inches) and 34.2 centmeters (13.5 inches) for the right and left ears, respectively, on Sept. 29, 2004. They belong to Tigger, a bloodhound who is owned by Bryan and Christina Flessner of St. .....
The Beautiful Brazil
MARACANA STADIUM. A visit to Brazil is incomplete without a visit to the famous Maracan? Football Stadium. Hailed as Brazil s temple of football, the stadium underwent a staggering $900 million upgrade for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. .....
Mountain Biking
Mountain Bike Touring. Mountain Bike Touring or Marathonis long distance touring on dirt roads and single track with a mountain bike. With the popularity of theGreat Divide Trail, theColorado Trailand other long distance off road biking trails specially fitted mountain bik .....
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Honey Nut Granola Cereal. Cereal makes a great breakfast if you are in a hurry. Just add some almond or coconut milk and youve got an instant, healthy start to your day. .....
Benefits of Peas
Vitamin A. Even though it sounds like one individual vitamin, vitamin A actually refers to a group of substances that includes carotenoids. Peas and carrots contain four carotenoids: alphacarotene, betacarotene, lutein and zeaxanthin. Alpha and betacarotene fun .....
Tips to succeed in GATE Exam
Set your targets. A proper approach is necessary to crack any exam. Every day set the goal to complete a certain section in accordance with syllabus. Focus is essential. .....
Healthy Ear
Cleaning your ears. Clean your ears with extra care. Wipe the outer ear with a washcloth or tissue. Do not put anything into your ear smaller than your elbow. Do not use Q tips, bobby pins or sharp pointed objects to clean your ears. These objects may injure the ear can .....
Selfie Ideas
Watch out for photo bombers. The standard culprits include younger siblings, crying children, and dogs taking a bathroom break on the lawn behind you. Before you snap your selfie, take a quick look around to make sure that no one and nothing is lurking in the shadows, waiting to .....
Benefits of Nutmeg
Nutmeg butter. Nutmeg butter is obtained from the nut by expression. It is semisolid, reddish brown in colour, and tastes and smells of nutmeg. Approximately 75% (by weight) of nutmeg butter is trimyristin[citation needed], which can be turned into myristic acid, a .....
Retro Toys That Are Now Worth A Fortune
Moon Shoes. Did you ever notice that the kids on the box always seemed to have more fun with the toy than you ever did? At any rate, if by some miracle you didn t break your moon shoes you can sell them for a couple hundred dollars today. .....
Promise Day
You are my hero. Every guy wants to be a hero for his girlfriend. When you tell him that hes your hero, he will be the happiest guy ever. .....
Life Secrets And Tips
Read Ishmael by Daniel Quinn. This freakishly fascinating book is best explained best by Wikipedia. It examines mythology, its effect on ethics, and how that relates to sustainability. The novel uses a style of Socratic dialogue to deconstruct the notion that humans are the end p .....
Benefits of Avocado
Better Nutrient Absorption. Avocados are found to be very effective in boosting the absorption of certain nutrients plus they also improve human digestive system. Likewise, it also helps preventing constipation and facilitates immediate weight lose. .....
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TweetMyJobs com. TweetMyJobs is the leading global social and mobile recruiting platform. Users receive highly relevant job matches and control where the matches are delivered (i.e. social media, email, text, etc.) and how frequently the matches are delivered (i.e. i .....
Healthy Nails
A Thumb nail Sketch. Your fingernails and toenails are there to help prevent injury to your digits, so from time to time your nails are likely to get injured in the line of duty (or in the strike line of a hammers head). Nail injuries can cause bruising, infection and ma .....
Xmas Games
Celebrity hunt. Everyone writes the name of a celebrity, famous person or character on a piece of paper which they stick to the forehead of the player on their left (use tape or office PostIt notes). Make sure they don .....
Benefits of Gooseberry
Facts about Gooseberry. The yellow gooseberries have got normally the wealthiest taste for dessert, and also the best wines produced from them closely looks like champagne. The red are usually probably the most acid, assisting the truth that acids modify vegetable blues to .....
Precautions while using Computer and Laptops
Get a screen saver for your LED Screen. Often while moving from one place to the other, we close the laptop and place it into a laptop bag which is cool enough to make the laptop safe. But whats happening inside a close laptop is but discouraging, most of the times your keyboards keys touc .....
Valentines Day for Kids
Have a photo shoot. This Valentines Day Photo Shoot will give you some good ideas on how to use props to mark the day. Try some fun props, such as a chalkboard, balloons, streamers, or candy. .....
Valentines day
Be happy. Be yourself, be confident with who you are, and love the skin you are in. Whether your on a date or just with your friends, always remember that they love you for who you are, so never try to be different or someone else. Friendship, family and love .....
Innovative Kitchen Tools and Gadgets
Garlic Zoom Chopper. No more getting your hands dirty with this garlic chopper. .....
Poker for Beginners
Become familiar with poker hand variations. The person who wins is the person with the highestvalued hand. You cant win if you dont know which hands will take the pot. If two players have hands with the same value (e.g. two full houses) or no one has a winning hand, then the player with the hi .....
Top Hotels
The Taj Mahal Palace & Towers Mumbai India. Playing host to cultural icons like Jimmy Page George Harrison has already made the Taj Mahal Palace and Towers a cultural landmark. The sea-facing Suites or Taj Club rooms in the Tower are the best in view for guests. Specialities include round-the- .....
Ways to Reduce Your Impact
Refill Your Mugs no Styrofoam. Try not to use Styrofoam cups very often. They are often thrown out, and they sit in landfills for a long period of time. Bring a coffee mug to work or an place that you can refill your drinks. Just limit your use of Styrofoam. .....
Body Language
Eye contact. Eye contact is an especially important type of nonverbal communication. Your look can communicate many things, including interest, affection, anger, or attraction. For gauging other person's response, you just need to look into his/her eyes. .....
Antioxidant rich foods
Spices. Most spices are strong antioxidants and have a variety of beneficial effects. Ginger is an anti-inflammatory and can help ease the pain of arthritis. Chillies contain the plant chemical capsaicin, which is a great reliever of general aches and pains, .....
Top Cricket Bowlers of all Time
Kemar Roach. 26 Test matches; 100 wickets; 27.04 average; 6 48 BBI; 51.2 strike rate Still going strong in Test cricket, West Indies seamer Kemar Roach may well move up this list in the coming years if he can keep his place in the team. He may not be the talles .....
Benefits of Pumpkins
HAVE PUMPKIN BUTTER WITH BREAKFAST. Fruit butters are delectable additions to a fall breakfast, and pumpkin butter is one of the easiest to make. Simply place two cups of your pumpkin pur .....
Amazing Rangoli Designs And Patterns
Amazing Rangoli Designs And Patterns 10. This rangoli displays a lot of different shapes and patterns. This is a great design to decorate your home during Diwali. The littlediyasin the design also makes it appropriate for the festival of lights. .....
Romantic Valentines Date Ideas
Fun Valentines Cookie Decorating. Whip up some delicious Valentines cookies this year and have fun as a family decorating them with sprinkles, frosting, and candies. You could even create a fun Valentines cookie decorating bar like Heather from Passion for Savings. .....
Healthy Ear
ear wax. he skin on the outer part of the ear canal has special glands that produce ear wax, also known as cerumen. The purpose of this natural wax is to protect the ear from damage and infections. Normally, a small amount of wax accumulates and then dries up .....
Tips to get ready for Work
Health issues. Do you have medical issues that may stop you from working? Are your eyeglasses the right prescription? Have you been for a checkup with your doctor and dentist? Eliminate medical barriers .....
Marriage Tips
Recognize that your husband or wife is mirroring back to you who you are. So take whatever youre upset with him/her about and use it to help yourself look squarely at what you need to do in order to grow and evolvethe relationship will thrive! .....
Weird Country Names
IDIOTVILLE OREGON. Idiotville is a ghost town and former logging community northwest of Portland. Most of its former residents worked at a nearby logging camp called Ryans Camp. Because of the camps remote location, locals said that only an idiot would work and live th .....
Benefits of Passion fruits
Iron. Passion fruit is a rich source of nonheme, or plant based, iron. While the Institute of Medicine recommends that men get 6 micrograms of iron per day and women get 8.1 micrograms, a cup of raw passion fruit provides nearly 4 milligrams. Paired with e .....
Forever Young Naturally Exercise
Honing Problem Areas Waist whittler. Lie on your back with knees bent and hip-width apart, feet flat on the floor. Bend up your leg, so your right ankle rests on your left knee. Place your hands beside your ears and tuck in your chin slightly. Breathing out, draw your abdominal muscles .....
Flowers
Chironia Baccifera. The Chironia baccifera, a native of Africa, is a plant not unfrequent in our greenhouses, its flowers are curious in their structure, of a lively hue, and suceeded by round seed vessels, which, when ripe, have the appearance of red berries, whence it .....
Stress Management Tips
Maintain a strong social network. To help you through the stress of tough times, youll need a strong social support network made up of friends, family and peers. This differs from a support group, which is generally a structured meeting run by a mental health professional.Although bo .....
Management Tips
Create Sub Teams. Most likely the project work will be divided in smaller teams depending on the nature of the tasks. The leader of the team must ensure that goals of each team are aligned to the project goals, and leader also has checkpoints to ensure that each team .....
The Most Beautiful Bays
Waterfall Bay Tasmania. With some great seaside waterfalls this bay offers spellbinding views across the highest sea cliffs in Australia. .....
Awesome Literary T Shirts
The Hunger Games Peeta Juniors T shirt. A licensed Tshirt featuring Peeta and the Mockingjay pin. 100% cotton. .....
Creative Cleaning Hacks
Dishwasher Deep Cleaner. Even though it cleans other things, occasionally your dishwasher needs to be cleaned as well. Run it on its hottest cycle with nothing but a container filled with white vinegar in the top rack. Then, sprinkle some baking soda on the bottom, and run i .....
Tips to Improve Your Life
Create a Landing Strip to Become Organized. We come from work exhausted, often carrying our work bags, groceries, and the mail. A landing strip will help you avoid disorganization from the time you get home. .....
Rules to play Ultimate Frisbee
Unplayable lie. Any disc that comes to rest above the ground is considered an unplayable lie. The disc must be thrown from the lie on the ground, directly underneath the unplayable lie, relocated to avoid damage to the vegetation. .....
Wedding
Think about the morning. Were you a DIY Queen? Do not forget to think about the next day the hired crockery, glassware and cutlery will need to be packed and collected. Do not get caught at 9am the next morning unaware .....
Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks of India
Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary. Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area located in the Mandya, Chamarajanagar and Ramanagar districts of Karnataka. The Cauvery River passes through its midst. It was established in 1987. .....
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Unbelievable Yet True Unbelievable Twins. Amy and Katie just might be the most unbelievable twins ever. Although they are very healthy now, there were complications during the pregnancy which caused the sisters to be born 87 days apart! 23 weeks into the pregnancy is when complications start .....
Precautions while using Mobile Phones
CONCLUSION. The cell phone is a remarkable invention and a breakthrough of great social importance. Our society will no longer do without cell phones. None of the members on the expert committee has stopped or intends to stop using cell telephones. This includes .....
International Christmas Desserts
Brazo de Gitano Spain. When literally translated Brazo de Gitano means gypsys arm, and is the Spanish name for a Swiss roll. Strangely, the Swiss roll was not designed either in Spain or Switzerland and is most likely to have been found somewhere in central Europe. Howev .....
What to Eat in Bihar
Panipuri. The Panipuri , pani ke bataashe, Marathi: term used in Western India, phuchkainox is a popular street snack in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. It consists of a round, hollow puri, fried crisp and filled with a mixture of flavored water (pani) .....
Help Save the Environment
Take fewer airplane flights. Whether for work or vacation, lower the number of flights you take. Airplanes emit vast quantities of carbon dioxide and other polluting materials, which increases annually due to increased numbers of flights around the world.Do your part by taking f .....
Why One Should Visit Kashmir
When Should One Visit Kashmir. The best seasons for visit to Kashmir are also categorized according to the climatic conditions, as each part differs greatly in topography. For visiting Jammu the best season is October to February and for Ladakh it is mid June to September. During .....
Tips To Prepare a Government Job Interview
Carry all Relevant Documents. Carry all important documents for the interview. It could be your certificates and other documents that interviews might ask. .....
Global Dial Code
Colombia. Exit Country Code + 57 + Area Code + The Number The Colombia country code is 57. The nationality of Colombia is Colombians.The capital of Colombia is BogotaLargest Cities in Colombia by population: Bogota, Medellin, Cali, Barranquilla, Cartagena, .....
Weird Animals
Aye aye. The Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) is a strepsirrhine native to Madagascar that combines rodent-like teeth with a long, thin middle finger to fill the same ecological niche as a woodpecker. It is the world's largest nocturnal primate, and is .....
The worlds most Powerful Road Cars
BRABUS 700 MERCEDES BENZ G63 AMG 6X6. Wait, what? The Mercedes Benz G63 AMG 6x6 isn t enough for you? Well it s just as well Brabus has created the earth pounding, post apocalyptic Brabus 700. Yes thanks to a pair of Brabus spec turbochargers, total output is 700hp, as well as an equal .....
Things Women Say That Men Misunderstand
We need to talk. Youre dead. .....
Baby Friendly Decorations Ideas
Shop the room. Wendy from Designed to Dwell had a perfectly nice formal study, yet she came to a realization I think weve all had at some point sometimes what we think we like isnt our style after all. Check out how Wendy lightened and brightened to create a comple .....
Weird Places On Earth
San Zhi Resort. This resort was built to be a tranquil place, but because of the strange amount of deaths during the construction, it was abandoned. Now, the pod resort stands empty and supposedly haunted. .....
Funny Things To Do This Winter
Go sledding. If there is a snowcovered hill in your neighborhood, you can enjoy all possible and impossible types of downhill fun. If you dont have a sled, use a tough plastic bag. .....
Benefits of Avocado
Fetal development. The high folate content is important and necessary for healthy fetal cell and tissue development. The potent anti oxidant content in avocado helps neutralize free radicals that are important for improving eyesight and prevent eye problems like astigm .....
Eye care tips for Computer users
Check Your Eyes Regularly. The last but not least important one in many of eye care tips I would like to introduce to you is checking up eyes regularly. Keep in mind that you have a halfhour check up of your eyes every year at the optometrist. In other words, children should b .....
Salaries of WWE Superstars
Jack Swagger Dollar 275000. The Jack of all trades has seen it all in the WWE. Former ECW Champion tag team success even reaching as high as the big gold belt. Swagger recently finds himself mired in the lower mid card as of late. .....
The Disputed Video Games in the world
Night Trap. The plot of this 1992 game focuses on a group of young women who are the targets of the Augers, vampiric creatures who wish to take the womens blood. As you probably realize, theres a lot of violence, sex, and unfortunately child abuse, which makes t .....
Precautions while using Nail Paint
Take off any old polish. Soak a cotton ball or round in some nail polish remover and hold it against the nail for ten seconds. Then swipe the cotton ball along the nail to remove the polish. Use a q tip soaked in nail polish remover to get rid of any polish trapped around th .....
Benefits of Passion fruits
Mineral potassium in abundance. It also contains the mineral potassium in abundance. Potassium is vital for the proper functioning of the kidneys and muscle contractions and particularly beneficial for smokers, vegetarians and athletes. Passion fruit is shown to have got anti-oxida .....
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