Birds are an important part of the world we live in with over 10,000 genus. Although, the total number of birds are innumerable but here for the sake of discussion, I will mention only the top ten birds which exhibit the most exquisiteness and are very delightful. In most cases we will find male birds to be of more magnificence as compared to their female counter-parts in order to attract them towards their good looks. Birds have a varied role in the human life as some past civilizations had them as a part of their culture while others take them as favorite pets and keep them in their homes. Here below we have list of Top 10 Most Beautiful Birds In The World.
10- Scarlet Macaw
Wrapping their bodies with red plumage and with a size of 33 inch, Scarlet Macaw comes at number ten. They have blue and yellow garlanded feathers and a long tail. Macaw can actually talk as we do and can converse with their group. They can also imitate human voices. Unlike other rare species, they are not under any threat of extinction because according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), they are found in substantial number in South America. Nevertheless, now they are endangered due to massive destruction of rain-forests and illegitimate pet trade.
9- Rainbow Lorikeet
With an inimitable voice and divergent appearance, the Rainbow Lorikeets come at number nine. They are dazzlingly colored birds and are a species of Australian parrots. Now this is a bit impish kind as they fly in groups and often attack fruits. Hence, they have been declared as pests by the New Zealand’s Department of Conservation. Isn’t it interesting? It is assured that you will find as a minimum five of the rainbow colors on them. They are 25-30 cm in size with a blue head.
8- Gurney’s Pitta
Coming from the land of Thailand and Myanmar, the medium-sized and treasured species of Gurney’s Pitta are at number eight. It feasts on worms, insects and slugs. A brisk decrease in their populace is witnessed because of the development of palm oil plantations. Its head is black aside from the crown which blue. Its tail is also blue. Gurney’s Pitta are nominated as ‘The Most Wanted Bird’ in Thailand.
7- Northern Cardinal
About 21 cm in size, this North American bird is at number seven due to its attractive red color with a black facade around a reddish bill. They are pleasant to hear because they are capable of shrilling sweet tune. This bird is considered very chivalrous as they feed their female regularly. These can be found in parks and on the brink of tree branches.
6- Greater Bird of Paradise
At number six we have 43 cm long birds all the way from New Guinea and Aru Islands of Indonesia. The male bird has its face green in color but it is not the only color as it alters with the different direction of light falling on it. The feathers are yellow with white edges. They chomp seeds, fruits and insects. They are found in copious number and are therefore termed as ‘Least Concern’ by ICUN.
It is a bird of South Asia which gobble insects, plants and small animals. The male again takes precedence over the female as it has a blue body, a crown and striking demonstration of wire like feathers. The feathers have multihued eyespot pattern on them. It is a national bird of India but is also eminent in Greek mythology.
4- Golden Pheasant
Now comes the turn of China to boast about a very spectacular bird which inhabits in the forests of Western China. It is about 90-105 cm long and two-thirds of its body is encompassed by the tail. However, they can fly but they prefer not to or fly less as they look inelegant in this. They usually stay on the ground. IUCN has declared them as ‘Least Concern’. It has a golden pinnacle and a red body.
3- Atlantic Puffin
They have orange legs, vivid bill and are found in black and white color. Their crest and back is usually black whilst the cheeks and underside is white. They have a built-in mechanism to hint at the fact that they are all geared up for breeding. This indication comes to display in summer when their bills becomes dazzling in contrary to the winter season when it becomes dull and grayish. It has been affirmed as the provincial bird of Newfoundland and Labrador and their grade is ‘Least Concern’ as per the IUCN.
2- Scarlet Tanager
These are gorgeously picturesque American song birds and are medium sized. They have a pallid beak and black feathers and tail. They can be unearthed in the canopies of North American forests due to which they are pretty hard to catch a glimpse of. They devour insects and fruits and their status is ‘Least Concern’.
1- American Goldfinch
All over the world, the top of the line bird is American Goldfinch which is very beautiful and brightly colored. Talking of their body colors, they have a pinkish beak, black & white feathers and a black forehead. The bird is austerely vegetarian and can be discovered in residential areas and scrawny fields. Its status is also of ‘Least Concern’ by IUCN.