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Top 10 Stunning Portraits of Rare and Endangered Birds Full of Personality

Photographer Tim Flach is known for his incredible portraits, where animals are treated with the same care as any human model would.

The photographer has captured both wild and domesticated animals and always manages to highlight their unique appearance.

What this gallery is focusing on is his bird photos, specifically rare and endangered birds of the world.

If you want to learn more about his amazing work, check out his website.

Lets begin the amazing gallery of these birds with personality below:

1 – Inca Tern

Inca Tern

Dubbed ‘the Salvador Dali of the bird world’. When it comes to the length of the Peruvian Inca tern’s moustache, longer is healthier.

A longer moustache indicates a stronger immune system and therefore, a more attractive proposition for courtship.

2 – The Himalayan Monal

The Himalayan Monal

Say hello to the national bird of Nepal.

3 – Blue tit

Blue Tit

These birds are a common sight in the UK.

Interesting fact, researchers found that some bird species developed longer beaks due to the British putting double the food in bird feeders than their European neighbours.

4 – Silver laced polish chicken

Silver Laced Polish Chicken

5 – The Philippine Eagle

The Philippine Eagle

This critically endangered bird has one of the largest wingspans of any eagle, at 2 metres, and is only found on the Philippine islands, where it is the national bird

6 – The Gouldian Finch

The Gouldian Finch

Native to Australia, and the most colorful of all the finches.

7 – Major Mitchell

Major Mitchell

The beautiful crest on the heads of cockatoos is one of the things that sets them apart from other parrots.

8 – Jacobin Pigeon

Jacobin Pigeon

The oldest domestic pigeon breeds in the world, originating from India. Their arrival in Europe during the 16th Century is what sparked their evolution into the fashionable exhibition birds we see today.

9 –Andean Cock Of The Rock

Andean Cock Of The Rock

During breeding the males take part in “confrontation displays” which is similar to a dance battle with other males which gets more and more frenzied as the female approaches.

10 – Shoebill

Shoebill

Dubbed the worlds most terrifying bird, learn more about the Shoebill here

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