There Are so Many Extraordinarily Beautiful Birds You Won't Have Heard of | 22 Words

Birds truly are majestic creatures. And just when you think you've seen them all, you'll be proven wrong by a Secretary, a Blue Crowned Pigeon, or a Malaysian Large Frogmouth. Want to see some truly excellent birds? Scroll on.

The Secretary Bird

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What an expressive face!

The Goura Victoria

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Jealous of that fascinator.

The Gray Nightjar

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Literally looks like a rock.

The Longtailed Tit

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What a cutie!

The Mountain Bluebird

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Looks like a child's painting!

The Victoria Crowned Pigeon

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Amazing colors.

The Nicobar Pigeon

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Now that's a statement necklace.

The Grandala

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Definitely winning the prize for best name.

The Quetzel

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Truly amazing colors.

The Bearded Reedling

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Literally just a big ball of fluff.

The Bohemian Waxwing

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A killer hairstyle!

The Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher

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Loving these bright tones.

The Pesquets Parrot

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Sometimes nicknamed the Dracula parrot - and we can see why!

The Strawberry Finch

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Very aptly named!

The Frillback Pigeon

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Looks like it's covered in chocolate shavings.

The Black-Throated Bush Tit

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Now that's a tongue-twister.

The Crested Duck

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Literally looks like it's wearing a wig.

The Helmeted Guineafowl

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A boulder with a head.

The Inca Tern

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We'd never seen a bird with a mustache before.

The Mandarin Duck

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Now this is a duck.

The Golden Pheasant

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Truly majestic.

The Swordbilled Hummingbird

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That looks extremely difficult to maneuver.

The Lady Amherst Pheasant

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Impressive tail feathers!

The Cock of the Rock

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Great name, great bird.

The Pygmy Wren-Babbler

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Another with an incredible name.

The Tufted Coquette

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Tufted indeed!

The Keelbilled Toucan

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Amazingly beautiful colors.

The Formosan Blue Magpie

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Amazing action shot.

The Harpy Eagle

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This guy totally has a human face, right? Want some more incredible birds? Scroll on ...