The Cedar Waxwing is a member of the family Bombycillidae or waxwing family of passerine birds. It breeds in open wooded areas in North America, principally southern Canada and the northern United States. One of my favorite birds
Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise - (Paradisaea raggiana) is the national bird of Papua New Guinea and in 1971 this species was included on the national flag. It is distributed widely in southern and north eastern New Guinea, where its name is Kumul.