29 July 2022
The sunbittern (Eurypyga helias) looks rather boring when its wings are closed but when it flies you see a gorgeous pattern on its wings. Why is that?
And then it dances …
Sunbittern (Eurypyga helias)????????? pic.twitter.com/cUSOJmkyGZ— World birds (@worldbirds32) July 27, 2022
If you want to see a sunbittern in the wild, here’s where they live.
(photos from Wikimedia Commons; click on the captions to see the originals)