Top 10 Animals with 3 or More Colors


The Top Ten

1 Gouldian Finch Gouldian Finch The Gouldian finch, also known as the Lady Gouldian finch, Gould's finch or the rainbow finch, is a colourful passerine bird endemic to Australia.

Aka Rainbow Finch for a reason.
It has 7 colors - green, yellow, red, violet, blue/ turquoise, black (neck), white (lower part of the tail) - Metal_Treasure

2 Wilson's Bird-Of-Paradise Wilson's Bird-Of-Paradise

6 colors - yellow, red, blue, black, brown, silver - Metal_Treasure

3 Mandarin Duck Mandarin Duck
4 Mallard Mallard

7 or 8 colors - yellow, green, gray, brown, blue, black, white.
But we can say 8 colors because legs are orange (I think legs count). - Metal_Treasure

5 Chrysochroa Fulgens Chrysochroa Fulgens

6 colors - blue, yellow, red, green, brown, black (legs) - Metal_Treasure

6 Peacock Butterfly Peacock Butterfly

The number of colors may vary - Metal_Treasure

7 Chameleon Chameleon Chameleons or chamaeleons are a distinctive and highly specialized clade of old world lizards with 202 species described as of June 2015. These species come in a range of colors, and many species have the ability to change colors.

I am still counting them... - Metal_Treasure

8 Red-Necked Tanager Red-Necked Tanager

5 colors - green, yellow, red, blue, black - Metal_Treasure

9 Peacock Spider Peacock Spider

5 colors - blue, yellow/orange, red, black, gray. - Metal_Treasure

10 Macaw Macaw Parrots, also known as psittacines, are birds of the roughly 393 species in 92 genera that make up the order Psittaciformes, found in most tropical and subtropical regions.

The number of colors may vary but these two on the image have 5 colors each. - Metal_Treasure

I like them - PeeledBanana

The Contenders

11 Red Bird-Of-Paradise Red Bird-Of-Paradise

It has more colors than you see on the image - Metal_Treasure

12 Budgerigar Budgerigar The budgerigar, also known as the common pet parakeet or shell parakeet and informally nicknamed the budgie, is a small, long-tailed, seed-eating parrot.

The one on the image has 4 colors - yellow, green, blue, black. But the combination of colors may vary, for example, some of them have blue instead of green, and white instead of yellow. - Metal_Treasure

13 Umbonia Spinosa Umbonia Spinosa

It has a very avant-garde hat - Metal_Treasure

14 African Wild Dog

I added this under the factual alternative name 'painted wolf,' and they posted it under the incredibly drab 'African wild dog'. PAINTED WOLF for Lycaon picta, if you please! - Crwth

15 Himalayan Monal Himalayan Monal
16 Golden Pheasant Golden Pheasant
17 Red-Bearded Bee-Eater Red-Bearded Bee-Eater

4 colors - green, red, white, black - Metal_Treasure

18 Mantis Shrimp Mantis Shrimp The mantis shrimp, or stomatopod, is a type of marine crustacean of the order Stomatopoda. Most species can grow to around 10 centimetres in length, though a few species reach up to 38 cm.
19 Marvelous Spatuletail Hummingbird Marvelous Spatuletail Hummingbird
20 Hummingbird Hummingbird Hummingbirds are birds from the Americas that constitute the family Trochilidae. They are among the smallest of birds, most species measuring 7.5–13 cm.
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