New survey ranks the top 8 most attractive birds in the world

Bohemian Waxwing

The Bohemian Waxwing is renowned for its medium size, distinctive crested head, and striking black mask. Its greyish-brown body is adorned with cinnamon-hued under-tail plumage and yellow-tipped tails

Hyacinth Macaw

Also known as the "blue macaw," the Hyacinth Macaw dazzles with its vibrant azure blue plumage and striking yellow eye band. As the largest flying parrot species, it commands attention with its impressive 40-inch length

Wood Duck

Wood Ducks stand out as one of the most beautiful water birds, particularly the males with their metallic green heads, purple tints, and white stripes. Their intricate plumage, featuring a mix of black, blue, and crimson, adds to their allure.

Keel-billed Toucan

The Keel-billed Toucan captivates with its phenomenal bill, measuring up to 7 inches and adorned with vibrant hues of red, green, and yellow. Its predominantly black plumage is complemented by brilliant yellow feathers in the neck

Blue Jay

Blue Jays combine beauty with intelligence, boasting a colorful plumage featuring shades of blue, black, and white. Highly adaptable, they inhabit woodlands across North America, often forming massive flocks during migration.

Atlantic Puffin

The Atlantic Puffin is a striking seabird, known for its colorful plumage reminiscent of penguins and distinctive bills earning them the nickname "sea parrot." Excellent swimmers and flyers, they breed along the coast of eastern Canada and northern USA


Peacocks are synonymous with beauty, thanks to their mesmerizing spread of tail feathers adorned with iridescent "eye spots." Their extravagant mating displays, featuring elaborate dances and vibrant plumage, have made them a symbol


With their breathtaking pink plumage and elegant stature, flamingos are among the most recognizable and attractive birds in the world. Thriving in tropical and subtropical regions across the globe, these wading birds mesmerize with their vibrant coloration