Jalak Bali (Balinese Starling, Bali Mynah), Bali Bird Sanctuary – a unique community-protected, three-islands sanctuary off Bali, Indonesia – provides a haven for the IUCN-listed Critically-endangered Bali starling and other endangered native birds .
Contrast occurs between the bright colors of the bird and the neutral background colors. It also occurs between the focus on the bird and the blur of the background. Lilac Breasted Roller in flight (by Joseph Mak on
Birds of Paradise The Raggiana Bird-of-paradise, also known as Count Raggi's Bird-of-paradise, is distributed widely in southern and northeastern New Guinea, where its name is Kumul. The Raggiana Bird-of-paradise is the national bird of Papua New Guinea.
The Purple Starling (Lamprotornis purpureus), also known as the Purple Glossy Starling, is a member of the starling family of birds. It is a resident breeder in tropical Africa from Senegal and north Zaire east to Sudan and west Kenya.
The Pyrrhuloxia or Desert Cardinal (Cardinalis sinuatus) is a medium-sized North American song-bird, found year-round in the desert scrub and mesquite thickets of the American southwest and northern Mexico.