Collared Lory (Phigys solitarius), San Diego Zoo. (Credit: Dick Daniels / Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.)
Snow geese (Anser caerulescens). (Credit: Cephas / CC BY-SA 3.0.)
Sun parakeet or sun conure (Aratinga solstitialis). (Credit: free wallpapers.)
Wild Blue-crowned Parakeet (Thectocercus acuticaudatus), San Isidro, Santa Cruz dept, Bolivia. (Credit: HΓ₯kan Sandin / CC BY-SA 2.0.)
DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0716
DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0716
Adult Red Lory (Eos bornea), Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia. (Credit: Navin / CC BY-SA 2.0.)

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