The Bird of Paradise ( Strelitzia Reginae) is greatly admired for the exotic flowers, although they also make excellent houseplants.

Bird of paradise flower - plant. May in summer on the terrace. The bird of paradise flower (Strelitzia reginae) is admired for its exotic flowers. The graceful, orange bracts with 2 or 3 blue petals are like a mohawk on the green leaf.

Colorful birds - Raggiania bird-of-paradise

Colorful birds - Raggiania bird-of-paradise. This was another bird whose feathers were well sought after as accessories for women's hats at the turn of last century.

Raggiana Bird of Paradise

The Raggiana Bird of Paradise; the national bird of Papua New Guinea. i used to live there when i was a kid, tho unfortunately i never got to see one al. Raggiana Bird of Paradise

Greater Bird of Paradise * * " Contrary to popular belief from a gooney song; I do NOTZ fly up peoples' noses."

Greater Birds of Paradise in flight. To think that someone would look at this bird and think,"what a beautiful hat that would make!

Birds of Paradise - Jungle boogie! Wildlife photos show that animals can give us humans some pointers on busting the best dancefloor moves.

Jungle boogie! Wildlife photos show that animals can give us humans some pointers on busting the best dancefloor moves

Victoria’s Riflebird (Ptiloris victoriae) … also known as Duwuduwu to the local Aboriginal people, is a bird of paradise endemic to the Atherton Tableland region of northeastern Queensland, Australia where it resides year-round.

Red Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea rubra) displaying - Waigeo & Batanta islands of Raja Ampat, West Papua

Paradisaea rubra Framed by its wiry tail feathers, a red bird of paradise is nature's valentine—an apt emblem for this family of birds famous for fanciful plumage and elaborate courtship rituals.

Bird-of-Paradise Flower - Strelitzia.  It belongs to the plant family Strelitziaceae.

Bird-of-Paradise Flower - Strelitzia. It belongs to the plant family Strelitziaceae. Birds-of-Paradise.

Wilson's Bird-of-Paradise QUITE INCREDIBLE LOOKING, WITH HIS UNUSUAL MARKINGS & COLORS!! - HIS TAIL IS PURE MAGIC!!

28 Dazzling Exotic Birds You Probably Never Heard Of ~ Wilson's Bird-of-Paradise can be recognized by its curly tail feathers and unique coloring. The turquoise crown of the male is actually a patch of bare skin, not feathers.

BRILLIANT bird of paradise. These birds are amazing! They have mating dances and they are wickedly beautiful.

Superb Bird-of-paradise (Lophorina superba) one of my favorite birds

I've always thought these were the most beautiful birds since I first saw them in pictures - bird of paradise

Ten perfect birdwatching trips

The Lesser Bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea minor, is a bird-of-paradise in the genus Paradisaea. The Lesser Bird-of-paradise is distributed throughout forests of northern New Guinea, and the nearby islands of Misool and Yapen

Beautiful bird of paradise. Take inspiration from natures colours.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Turquoise-browed motmot (Eumomota superciliosa) These birds strategically pluck feathers from their tails to create a unique look.

Raggiana Bird-of-paradise, (Paradisaea raggiana) is the national bird of Papua New Guinea - via Marina Molnar

Raggiana Bird-of-paradise, (Paradisaea raggiana) is the national bird of Papua New Guinea - via Marina Molnar

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