CROATIA: The Common Nightingale or simply Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos), also known as Rufous Nightingale, is a small passerine bird best known for its powerful and beautiful song. It was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally considered to be an Old World flycatcher, Muscicapidae. It belongs to a group of more terrestrial species, often called chats.
NAMIBIA: The national bird of Namibia used to be the Crimson breasted shrike (now known as the Crimson breasted boubou) as its colours matched those of the Imperial German flag. However, as that is no longer politically correct. The African Fish Eagle has now been named Namibia's national bird.
NIGERIA: The black crowned crane (Balearica pavonina) occurs in dry savannah in Africa south of the Sahara, although in nests in somewhat wetter habitats. There are two subspecies: B. p. pavonina in the west and the more numerous B. p. ceciliae in east Africa. This species and the closely related grey crowned crane, B. regulorum, which prefers wetter habitats for foraging, are the only cranes that can nest in trees.
White-crested turaco - The white-crested turaco (Tauraco leucolophus) is a turaco, a group of near-passerines. The white-crested turaco is native to riverine forest and woodland in a belt between eastern Nigeria and western Kenya.
Clay-colored thrush (TurdusGrayi) National Bird of Costa Rica
The real beauty of La Tanrrilla is only revealed when under threat or as part of their elaborate courtship rituals when they spread their glorious wings to reveal a truly magnificent display of colour and light.