These birds are the Instagram models for the modern world of birds.
#1 Are you an Instagram follower of bird accounts? If not, you’re missing a lot!
The Lilac-breasted Roller is named the national bird of Botswana as well as Kenya.
#2 By now, there are around 20,000* different species of gorgeous birds in the world. One of them is the Plum-headed Parakeet.
A research study that was conducted a few years back identified over 18,000 bird taxas. However, not everyone was on board with the increase of this count.
#3 Consider the Oriental dwarf kingfisher for example. It is a bird species that was found in Southeast Asia. Though it has a rough name, its beauty is inexpressible.
#4 What do you say about this Rhinoceros hornbill?
Fun Fact: The casque which you can see on the top of its head has started in white but changed with time due to rubbing it against an oil-gland beneath its tail.
#5 The common hummingbirds are quite more colorful and shiny. This particular hummingbird was found in Peru, Colombia, and Ecuador.
#6 Why too late to check this Fiery-throated hummingbird which is native to Costa Rica and Panama?
#7 Dear purple lovers, the Velvet-purple Coronet is for you!
Fun Fact: This bird appears completely dark in low light.
#8 Not only the hummingbirds are blessed with multi-colored feathers, the Rainbow Lorikeets are the same. They are a group of the parrot family and are considered pests in some regions of New Zealand and Australia.
Anyway, they might be the most attractive pests in the world.
#9 These lovely birds are the Painted Buntings. They are also called the “Nonpareil”. The meaning is unrivaled. They’re more common creatures in the Southeastern United States.
#10 Not all people are fans of pigeons, but the Nicobar pigeon is something else!
Fun Fact: These Nicobar pigeons are the closest surviving relatives of the Dodo.
#11 The Violaceous Trogon* gives a Harry Potter spell-like feeling and is found in South and Central America.
*The scientists have found three species of Violaceous Trogons by now.
#12 This bird with a Zorro-looking mask is the Common Green Magpie.
#13 And this is a wonderful picture of a Mandarin duck.
Fun Fact: These ducks aren’t hunted for food since they are apparently bad in taste.
#14 Yes of course there should be at least one macaw in this list!
Fun Fact: The wingspan of this Hyacinth macaw is more than four feet.
#15 Peep the legs on this Purple Gallinule.
#16 Take a look at this Three-wattled Bellbird! It got its name since it has three wattles hanging from its face!
#17 This bird looks sophisticated. It is the Violet-green Swallow that normally nests from up in Alaska and central Mexico.
#18 The Hoopoe with a prestigious crown made of feathers on the top of its head.
Fun Fact: The Hoopoe is also mentioned in the Qur’an in Chapter 27.
#19 Wilson’s bird of paradise is popular for its courtship dance.
#20 The Himalayan monal that belongs to the pheasant family would make you surprised with its look.
By the way, these are only a very few out of the thousands of beautiful birds in the world.