Looks prehistoric! One of the largest and most striking birds in the world--the Cassowary (Indo-Pacifc). This remarkable species can grow to 6 feet, weigh 120 lbs., and can easily kill a human. Beautiful but scary! (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
The Ruff Bird Adult male breeding light - The ruff is a medium-sized wading bird that breeds in marshes and wet meadows across northern Eurasia. ~ photo taken in the Varanger Peninsula - Northern Norway.
Cordon blue finches (male has red cheeks). * * " MALE FINCH: " It's a wonderful life;" FEMALE FINCH: " Oh yeah, wunnaful. I haz to lay de eggs and feed screamin' beaks while you fly around to yer little birdie heart's content.