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Ribbon-tailed Astrapia bird of paradise (Astrapia mayer) and it holds the title for the longest tail feathers in relation to body size of any bird! Males' bodies are up to 32 cm long, while the tail on the other hand, can reach lengths of up to 1 meter!


The Scarlet Ibis, Eudocimus Ruber, is a species of Ibis in the bird family Threskiornithidae. It inhabits tropical South America and many islands of the Caribbean.

Bird of Paradise, Ribbon-Tailed Astrapia                                                                                                                                                      More

Bird of Paradise, Ribbon-Tailed Astrapia (Astrapia mayeri) The ribbon tail(rectrices) on this male appears to be very short, a more normal length for the tail is cms(nearly 3 foot)

Famillier: perroquet vert du nom de Peanuts.                                                                                                                                                                                 Plus

Puerto Rican parrot, endangered species, largest population found in El Yunque National Rainforest, Puerto Rico

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Pin-tailed Manakin_Ilicura militaris by Ciro Albano - NE Brazil Birding, via…

The Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Tyrannus forficatus, aka the Texas bird-of-paradise - saw many on the King Ranch, Texas