All birds are truly majestic and magnificent creatures, but the silver-eared Mesia is arguably the most superior of them all.
Yes, that is its real name.
Keep scrolling to see a selection of breathtaking birds, and to see this stunning bird for yourself...
The Secretary Bird.
via: ShutterstockWhat an expressive face!
The Goura Victoria.
via: ShutterstockJealous of that fascinator.
The Gray Nightjar.
via: ShutterstockLiterally looks like a rock.
The Longtailed Tit.
via: ShutterstockLaugh at the name all you like, but this bird is seriously cute.
The Mountain Bluebird.
via: ShutterstockHow is this even real?!
The Victoria Crowned Pigeon.
via: ShutterstockAmazing colors.
The Nicobar Pigeon.
via: ShutterstockNow that's a statement hair-do.
via: ShutterstockDefinitely winning the prize for best name.
via: ShutterstockTruly amazing colors.
The Bearded Reedling.
via: ShutterstockLiterally just a big ball of fluff.
The Bohemian Waxwing.
via: ShutterstockA killer hairstyle!
The Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher.
via: ShutterstockLoving these bright tones.
The Pesquets Parrot.
via: ShutterstockSometimes nicknamed the Dracula parrot - and we can see why!
The Strawberry Finch.
via: ShutterstockVery aptly named!
The Frillback Pigeon.
via: ShutterstockWho else thinks this bird looks like it's been covered in chocolate shavings?
The Black-Throated Bush Tit.
via: ShutterstockNow that's a tongue-twister.
The Crested Duck
via: ShutterstockWhy does this duck look like it's about to make a powerful statement in court?
The Helmeted Guineafowl.
via: ShutterstockA boulder with a head.
The Inca Tern.
via: ShutterstockWe'd never seen a bird with a mustache before.
The Mandarin Duck.
via: ShutterstockNow this is a duck I can get on board with.
The Golden Pheasant.
via: ShutterstockTruly majestic.
The Sword-billed Hummingbird.
via: ShutterstockThat looks extremely difficult to maneuver.
The Lady Amherst Pheasant.
via: ShutterstockImpressive tail feathers!
The Cock of the Rock.
via: ShutterstockGreat name, great bird. Ten out of ten.
The Pygmy Wren-Babbler.
via: ShutterstockAnother with an incredible name.