Also known as the Kinglet, the Golden-Crested Wren (Regulus cristatus) is the smallest of European birds. In America, only the hummingbird is less in size. It is one of the warblers (Sylviidæ). The length of the body is from three to six inches, there is a bright yellow crest, the back is yellowish olive green, the wings and tail ash brown with black and white markings. The Golden-Crested Wren is generally distributed over Europe. In spring it utters a sweet and surprisingly loud song.

Golden-Crested Wren

Also known as the Kinglet, the Golden-Crested Wren (Regulus cristatus) is the smallest of European birds.…

The males of the peacock species are known for their magnificent plumage. For this reason they have been domesticated in Europe and Asia.

Peacock

The males of the peacock species are known for their magnificent plumage. For this reason they have…

The males of the peacock species are known for their magnificent plumage. For this reason they have been domesticated in Europe and Asia.

Peacock

The males of the peacock species are known for their magnificent plumage. For this reason they have…

"Plumage of Bird. Bohemian Chatterer (Bombycilla garrula). a, primaries; b, secondaries; c, coverts; d, scapulars; e, tail feathers; f, forehead; g, sinciput; h, occiput." — Winston's Encyclopedia, 1919

Plumage of Bird

"Plumage of Bird. Bohemian Chatterer (Bombycilla garrula). a, primaries; b, secondaries; c, coverts;…

Found in New Guinea, the grand promerops is renowned for its beautiful plumage.

Grand Promerops

Found in New Guinea, the grand promerops is renowned for its beautiful plumage.