Ornithology
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thekimonogallery:

Mt. Fuji, Japan.  Photography by Kabuki on ganref

Swan
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
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"The Bluebird carries the sky on his back."
-Henry David Thoreau 
Bluebird
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
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fairy-wren:

(via 500px / White-Tailed Sea Eagle by JinHyouk Jang)

Uhoh
White-Tailed Sea Eagle
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae

snagging a

Blue Heron
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Ardeidae
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fat-birds:

Garça-boieira / Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) by Armando Caldas on Flickr.
This is why they’re called Cattle Egret.

Cattle Egret
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Ardeidae
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scinewscom:

Scientists Finally Find Elusive Hormone Leptin in Birdshttp://www.sci-news.com/biology/science-hormone-leptin-birds-02019.html

Peregrine Falcon
Order: Falconiformes
Family: Falconidae
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Barn Owl
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Tytonidae
Crow
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
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generic-art:

Palace of Amsterdam with Exotic Birds, by Melchior d’Hondecoeter

Peacocks
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
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Flamingo
Order: Phoenicopteriformes
Family: Phoenicopteridae
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Japanese-paradise flycatcher
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Monarchidae
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libutron:

Male Muscovy Duck
Muscovy ducks, Cairina moschata (Anseriformes - Anatidae), are large ducks; the typical wingspan is between 137 to 154 centimeters. Males are generally larger than females. 
Muscovy ducks have red, fleshy protuberances on the face. The plumage is brownish-black with iridescent green and purple dorsal plumage and with white wing patches.
These ducks are native to Mexico, Central, and South America.
Reference: [1]
Photo credit: ©Fabio Rage
Locality: Argenita, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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DOVE
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae