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Blue Whistling Thrush

Blue Whistling Thrush

Gorgeous bird Blue Whistling Thrush


Seeming almost black from a distance, this feathered inhabitant of the Himalayas has the same name as that of the elusive fairy bird of happiness. A close relative of thrush Blue Whistling Thrush (lat. Myophonus caeruleus) can be found in almost all the countries of Central and South-East Asia. To the branches of trees this beautiful blue bird prefers stones in the deep hollows, near the mountain streams, lakes and shallow rivers. The bird grows up to 35 cm in length and has a long tail. The wing coverts have different shades of blue and the median coverts have white spots at their tips. And the yellow beak stands in contrast. In addition, the inner webs of the flight and tail feathers are black.
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Red Cardinal

Red Cardinal

Red Cardinal


Red Cardinal – a favorite bird of many Americans. No wonder that seven states chose it as their symbol bird – Virginia, West Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and North Carolina. However, not only Americans love this colorful bird, but also Canadians. Brought in 1700 to Bermuda, it has successfully taken root, and then it acclimatized in Hawaii and southern California. The bird enters the list of 10 most beautiful birds in the world. Cardinals are extremely intelligent, and have an excellent memory. Interestingly, they form couple for life and stay together even outside the breeding season. Besides, it belongs to the territorial birds, and the male does not allow other cardinals to penetrate its territory. Meanwhile, the loud singing and warns other birds about the occupied territory.
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Rainbow Lorikeet colors

Rainbow Lorikeet colors

Rainbow Lorikeet colors


Rainbow Lorikeet image was first published in the Zoological Journal in 1774 by Peter Brown. In the plumage of a parrot are present almost all the main colors of the spectrum. The head of colorful Lorikeet is painted dark blue (almost purple) color, back collar is greenish-yellow, its wings, back and long tail are dark green. Its chest is red with blue and black stripes, belly is green, feet and undertail feathers are yellow with stripes of dark green color. Its feet are dark gray, and hooked beak is red with a yellow tip. The bird’s eyes are red. Rainbow Lorikeet can reach a length of 25-30 cm and a wingspan of 17 cm and their weight ranges from 75-175 grams. Males and females are virtually indistinguishable, but female iris is orange, and males’ is bright red. The young parrots which have not reached puberty, have shorter tail, orange-beige beak and brown eyes.
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Emerald Green Butterfly

Emerald Green Butterfly Papilio palinurus

Emerald Green Butterfly Papilio palinurus


Known as Papilio palinurus, Emerald Green Butterfly lives in South-East Asia. It is the most beautiful of the few green butterflies. The amazing butterfly has a forked tail, and is also called the Emerald peacock swallowtail or peacock. There are several varieties in Southeast Asia (the Philippines, Burma, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand). Male butterflies have brighter coloration than female species. The wingspan is 8-10 cm. The main background of the wings is black, powder-coated green scales. On the wings are wide strips of green color. Tails rear wings widened markedly to an end. The iridescent green sheen of the bands of this butterfly is not produced by pigments, but is structural coloration produced by the micro structure of the wing scales.
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Horrible living creature Black widow spider

Horrible living creature Black widow spider

Horrible living creature Black widow spider


Unfortunately, the spider to human – one of the worst of living creatures. However, people can’t avoid encounters with spiders. Because they are everywhere: in the woods, in the meadows, and in our homes. Wherever you are, as a rule, within a radius of meters away from you, there is at least one spider, albeit small, but predatory. After all, 38,000 species of spiders found on the ground – the predators, and some of these little predators are poisonous … Anyway, the most poisonous spider on the planet is Black Widow spider, whose venom is 15 times more potent than the venom of a rattlesnake. And without medical care a bitten person dies within a few days. Besides, poisonous Black widow spider is fatal to horses and even camels.
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Pieridae White Butterfly

Pieridae White Butterfly

Pieridae White Butterfly


Pieridae White Butterfly belongs to a large family of butterflies, usually with white wings and yellow, orange and black spots. However, it would be wrong to think that all Pieridae butterflies are white. And even more diverse and bright colors have tropical species of white butterflies, where many forms become almost black, while retaining some bright spots. Their caterpillars live on various fruit trees, berry bushes, and vegetables, eating their leaves. Interestingly, the name of the butterflies often corresponds to the plants on which butterflies can lay eggs, for example Aporia Crataegi, cabbage butterfly, Pieris rapae, green-veined white, etc. The pigments that give the distinct coloring to these butterflies are derived from waste products in the body and are a characteristic of this family. Meanwhile, White (light yellow) butterflies are found worldwide. In fact, the pattern and color of many species vary with sex and season. Besides, many of the green, slender larvae, most of which are covered with a short down, or pile, are pests of garden crops.
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Fish kingdom colorful world

Stunning photo of Fish kingdom colorful world

Stunning photo of Fish kingdom colorful world


The importance of color in the underwater world is great. Today science is discovering how fish perceive differences of color and what sort of messages the colors convey. Fish use color to communicate with others of their species. They also use color in mating rituals and even to hide from their prey. Color is also a warning sign, it helps keep possible attackers away, and defend territory during mating season.

Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) comes in various sizes and colors. When young, it has blue and white spirals, but it develops its own appearance when it reaches maturity. Its white stripes on a blue background form concentric rings, and they grow just enough to give the adult fish magnificent horizontal yellow stripes. This helps to find a mate and define its territory.
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