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Top 10 Rarest Birds in the World

13 October 2012 One Comment

Birds are beautiful and fascinating. Spotting a rare beautiful bird in the wild is a very exciting hobby. Specific bird populations are decreasing due to many reasons like destruction of the natural habitats and captivity. But happily enough, the government is taking necessary steps to protect endangered species. The following are the list of top ten rarest birds in the world.

Spix’s Macaw

This unique kind of parrot named Spix’s Macaw is found in Brazil. This bird only makes nest on a particular type of tree named as Caraibeira in Brazil.

Cebu Flower pecker

Cebu Flower pecker can be seen only in the Cebu Island of The Philippines. The total population of this species is only about 100 birds.

Hawaiian Crow

This very rare type of crow is a native of Hawaii Island. It is on the verge of extinction and only around 56 birds are present in San Diego Zoo.

Black Stilt

The rare bird is only inhabitant of New Zealand. It is extremely rare and today there are only 25 adult birds left.

Katovar or Maritious Parakeet or Echo Parakeet

The bird is a native of South Indian Ocean which is near Madagascar. Though they are not critically endangered, they face the threat of extinction.

Imperial Amazon

The Imperial Amazon is known under different names like Imperial Parrot, Dominican Amazon, August Amazon and Sisserou. It is the national bird of Caribbean Nation Dominica.

Magpie robin

This small bird with long tail is found in African and Asian continents.

Owl Parrot

The bird is the inhabitant of New Zealand. Today, their population is about only 125 birds. It is the only species of flightless parrot in the world.

Marvellous Spatuletail

The humming bird has a medium sized built of 15 centimeters long with blue crest feathers. It is the native bird of Rio Utcumbaba.

Pink Pigeon

The bird can be seen in Mauritius. This is one of the most beautiful pigeons in the world.

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