*AUSTRALIA ~ The White-winged Fairywren (Malurus leucopterus) is a species of passerine bird in the fairywren family Maluridae. It lives in the drier parts of central Australia; from central Queensland and South Australia across to Western Australia.
Purple Throated Sunbird - Leptocoma sperata - By Lawrence Neo - is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. - Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests of South-East Asia.
The Whitehead's Broadbill (Calyptomena whiteheadi) is restricted to montane forest in northern Borneo. It is named after the British explorer John Whitehead who collected natural history specimens in Borneo and elsewhere in Southeast Asia.
Many count Quetzal among the most beautiful and ornate bird species in the Western Hemisphere, and the natives were so awestricken by their striking beauty that they referred to them as "The Rare Jewel Birds of the World." Shared via