Over in Japan, everyone is obsessed with a species of bird that look like little flying cotton balls. Now, news has reached the internet and we can't get enough...
Keep scrolling for all the pictures as well as the incredible artwork of these special birds...
But there's one that can sometimes get overlooked...
via: Getty ImagesBirds.
Bird watching is a popular activity.
via: Getty ImagesThis recreational activity is most popular amongst retired folk who enjoy spending time in the countryside and wooded areas spotting their favorite species of bird.
There are many rare and beautiful species of birds out there...
via: Getty ImagesThat sometimes we forget to appreciate just how interesting they are.
Take the Strawberry Finch, for example.
via: Getty ImagesThe Red Avadavat goes by its fruity nickname, because of it's bright red feathers.
But I bet you didn't know that only the males are actually red?
via: Google ImagesThe females are stuck with being a mundane brown color.
Another classic is the Bearded Reedling.
via: Getty ImagesThese magnificent creatures are known for their agility and their soft appearances.
But once in a while, a bird comes along that totally captivates the internet.And the latest to take off may be one of the cutest we’ve seen.
Why?Well, many think they look like flying cotton balls.
These adorable fluff balls are quite common in Europe and Asia.
They are pretty small but very adorable...
However, the specific group of long-tailed tits found in Hokkaido are on another level of cuteness...
Therefore, it's become famous for its wildlife diversity.
While most long-tailed tits have more brown in their feathers...
They have even earnt their own name in Japan.
"The shima-enaga bird," which translates to "long-tailed island bird."Very apt.
They have stolen all of our hearts.
@welcomet0nature I love it! It's so sweet and fluffy!— ⚫ Rachel Melrose (@⚫ Rachel Melrose)1531503117.0