20 Beautiful Exotic Birds With Too Many Colors to Count

Posted by Christy Caplan
Zoo Miami

We write a lot about exotic birds, so coming with a top 20 list was easy. Some of these are pets and others are exotic birds you may see outside at your bird feeder. (We hope you do!)

The Indigo Macaw is one falling on the endangered species list. These birds also have a lifespan of over 50 years. Some of these birds make a colorful addition to your home and a wonderful pet.

1. Macaw

Caninde Blue Throated Macaw parrot

2. Senegal Parrots

Senegal Parrot

3. Love Birds

Love Birds

4. Parakeets

Sun Parakeets

5. Rainbow Lorikeet

Rainbow Lorikeet

6. Toucan

7. Hummingbirds

8. Atlantic Puffin

9. Cockatiel


10. Kingfishers

11. Cockatoos


12. Conure

Singing Wings Aviary

13. African Grey Parrots

Closeup of African Grey parrots

14. Golden Pheasant

15. The Bali Bird of Paradise

16. Capped Heron

17. California Condor

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Got very lucky with this shot of a California Condor! This critically endangered bird can have a wingspan up to 9.8 ft (the largest in North America) and has a lifespan that can reach up to 60 years (making it one of the longest-living birds in the world). • In 1987, there were only 27 California Condors left in the wild. Thanks to the work of conservationists, that number has grown to 337. Each condor is retrofitted with GPS & Satellite telemetry units along with an identification number. Every hour, the units upload movement data to a satellite network, allowing scientists to record information that is critical to the conservation of this flagship endangered species. • #bird #birdsofinstagram #instabirds #instabird #bird_lovers #birdofinstagram #birds #condor #californiacondor #endangeredspecies #arizona #biodiversity #ornithology #birdphoto #conservation #conservationbiology #wildlifeconservation #wildlifephotography #gps #satellite #telemetry #nationalparks #grandcanyon #grandcanyonwildlife #grandcanyonnationalpark #brightangel #nationalparkaz

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18. The Peacock


19. The Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardinal

20. The Inca Turn

Have you ever seen or heard of these wild birds? Please leave us a comment below!

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