The Violet-crowned Hummingbird (Amazilia violiceps) is a medium-sized hummingbird. It is 10 cm long and weighs approximately 5 g.  The bird is best distinguished by its violet-colored cap, from where it gets its name. Adults are colored predominantly a dark olive green for their upperparts and tail. The underparts are predominantly white. The bill of the male is straight and very slender. It is red in coloration, and shows a black tip.

The Violet-crowned Hummingbird (Amazilia violiceps) is a medium-sized hummingbird. It is 10 cm long and weighs approximately 5 g. The bird is best distinguished by its violet-colored cap, from where it gets its name. Adults are colored predominantly a dark olive green for their upperparts and tail. The underparts are predominantly white. The bill of the male is straight and very slender. It is red in coloration, and shows a black tip.

Courtship poses of the Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise (Paradisaea raggiana) accent the long red flank plumes. (Tim Laman/NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC)

‘Birds of Paradise’ at the National Geographic Museum

Courtship poses of the Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise (Paradisaea raggiana) accent the long red flank plumes. (Tim Laman/NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC)

Wild Kiss, Guacamayas, Urubamba, Sacred Valley, Peru. by pedro lastra, via Flickr

Wild Kiss, Guacamayas, Urubamba, Sacred Valley, Peru. by pedro lastra, via Flickr

The Araripe Manakin is a Critically Endangered species of rainforest bird living in Brazil. birds/araripe_manakin_

The Araripe Manakin is a Critically Endangered species of rainforest bird living in Brazil. birds/araripe_manakin_

The best colour combinations are those that Nature approves! | Wild About Birds Nature Center in Layton, Utah sells everything to do with your backyard birds and also offer tours on the Deseret Ranch, which is home to over 100 species of birds! For more information, go to http://wildaboutbirdsnaturecenter.com or call 801-779-BIRD.

Tori Tori no Mi, Model: Macaw

The best colour combinations are those that Nature approves! | Wild About Birds Nature Center in Layton, Utah sells everything to do with your backyard birds and also offer tours on the Deseret Ranch, which is home to over 100 species of birds! For more information, go to http://wildaboutbirdsnaturecenter.com or call 801-779-BIRD.

Northern Cassowary (Casuarius unappendiculatus) large flightless rainforest bird from north Queensland (Australia) and Papua New Guinea. Related to emu & ostrich. Endangered. Beautiful, but can be dangerous if approached.

Northern Cassowary (Casuarius unappendiculatus) large flightless rainforest bird from north Queensland (Australia) and Papua New Guinea. Related to emu & ostrich. Endangered. Beautiful, but can be dangerous if approached.

Green Honeycreeper - Male  The Honeycreeper is found in the foothills of the Andes Rainforest.

Green Honeycreeper - Colorful Bird in the Tropical Rainforest

Green Honeycreeper - Male The Honeycreeper is found in the foothills of the Andes Rainforest.

Scarlet Macaws,< < < thank You For Sharing your pictures >>>Blessings to You, Mitzi…  :)

Parrot Conservation - Mexico’s Ban on Wild-Caught Parrots is Working

Scarlet Macaws,< < < thank You For Sharing your pictures >>>Blessings to You, Mitzi… :)

Frantic Stamper - Precision Dies - Rainforest Birds Card Panel

Frantic Stamper - Precision Dies - Rainforest Birds Card Panel

The beautifull Spix’s Macaws are the rarest parrot species in the world. An endangered species from the tropical rainforest Brazil.

The beautifull Spix’s Macaws are the rarest parrot species in the world. An endangered species from the tropical rainforest Brazil.

Charley Harper: Rainforest Birds

Charley Harper: Rainforest Birds

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