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Oriental dwarf kingfisher (Ceyx erithaca)

For Joy in God’s Creation: Oriental dwarf kingfisher (Wild for Wildlife and Nature)

Bird of paradise, Papua, New Guinea

King Bird-of-Paradise - Cicinnurus regius - A small, / 16 cm. long bird of the family Paradisaeidae. It is found throughout lowland forests of New Guinea and nearby islands

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Beautiful little multi-colored bird watching and waiting.

female the cape sugar bird - Google Search

It is amazing that the little Cape Sugarbird can actually fly with the short wings and long tail. To see it for yourself, they can be found feeding on the nectar of the Protea flowers in South Africa. Picture by Adam Riley

The Orange-Bellied Leafbird, (Chloropsis hardwickii) is a bird native to the eastern Himalayas and south China to the Malay Peninsula.

STELLAR'S JAY (Cyanocitta stelleri) - found in  evergreen forests in the mountainous American West. Graceful and almost lazy in flight, they fly with long swoops on their broad, rounded wings. They are omnivores, and their diets are about 2/3 vegetable-matter and 1/3 animal-matter. Their diet consists of seeds, nuts, berries, and fruits, bird eggs and nestlings, invertebrates, suet, small rodents, reptiles, and carrion. They appear to be major predators of other species' eggs.

Blue bird - I feed peanuts to the squirrels in my yard - and they share them with the birds. I would like to know how a small bird eats a big ole peanut like this! They fly away after picking up the nut in their beak.