I've only seen one of these, but they are gorgeous! The Painting Bunting is nicknamed "Nonpareil", which in French means "without equal", which I think is highly appropriate for such a spectacular bird.
Love the bunting style - perhaps the bunting could be important dates to us like the date we got together, got engaged and the wedding date? Also like the hessian - we have a slight hessian theme too with table runners and the invites.
saw these beauties this week ~Painted-Bunting (Passerina ciris). A species of bird in the Cardinal family native to North America. The male is often described as the most beautiful bird in North America.
Painted Bunting - The female Painted Bunting is green above and yellowish green below. (Length: 5 inches) First fall sighting this morning ! They are my winter visitors . Hope to see the male soon and that more couples join them !
The Painted Bunting is one of the most brilliantly colored and visually striking birds in all of the United States. It is the only bird in the U. to have a blue head and red underparts. This bird constantly showed up outside my lanai