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.
A Demure Look -- A Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California. The Secretary Bird is a very large, mostly terrestrial bird of prey which hunts snakes, lizards and insects.