FAIRY PITTA Rare in the Kimberleys of north Australia. The fairy pitta (Pitta nympha) is a small and brightly colored passerine bird. It is also called “little forest angel” in Taiwan and “eight colored bird" in Japan, Taiwan, North Korea and South Korea.[2] The fairy pitta breeds in East Asia and migrates south to winter in Southeast Asia.

FAIRY PITTA Rare in the Kimberleys of north Australia. The fairy pitta (Pitta nympha) is a small and brightly colored passerine bird. It is also called “little forest angel” in Taiwan and “eight colored bird" in Japan, Taiwan, North Korea and South Korea.[2] The fairy pitta breeds in East Asia and migrates south to winter in Southeast Asia.

White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the 1990s. It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame. When the cattle died, the vultures would ingest the drug and suffer a slow, painful death

In pictures: Atlas of Rare Birds by Dominic Couzens

White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the 1990s. It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame. When the cattle died, the vultures would ingest the drug and suffer a slow, painful death

The New Zealand kakapo, a flightless, nocturnal bird that is the heaviest of all parrots.

The 100 most distinct and rare birds

The New Zealand kakapo, a flightless, nocturnal bird that is the heaviest of all parrots.

Greater Bird of Paradise ~ Miks' Pics "Fowl Feathered Friends l" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/fowl-feathered-friends-l/

Greater Bird of Paradise ~ Miks' Pics "Fowl Feathered Friends l" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/fowl-feathered-friends-l/

Parotia sefilata - Western/Arfak Parotia bird of paradise (Paradisaiedae). Beautiful!

Parotia sefilata - Western/Arfak Parotia bird of paradise (Paradisaiedae). Beautiful!

Purple Parrots – Very Rare To See

Purple Parrots - Very Rare To See

Kakapo: rare bird of NZ: only 62 left in existence. The name comes from the Maori language, meaning “night parrot”

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Kakapo: rare bird of NZ: only 62 left in existence. The name comes from the Maori language, meaning “night parrot”

Steph' Thorpe. Bird Artist and Illustrator | Artwork of bird species from the British Isles and beyond (specialist in UK Rare birds)

Steph' Thorpe. Bird Artist and Illustrator | Artwork of bird species from the British Isles and beyond (specialist in UK Rare birds)

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