Top Ten Birds with Beautiful and Unique Tails

The tails of these birds are beautiful and unique. Which bird do you think has the most beautiful and unique tail?

The Top Ten

1 Peacock Peacock The peafowl include two Asiatic bird species (the blue or Indian peafowl originally of India and Sri Lanka and the green peafowl of Myanmar, Indochina, and Java) and one African species (the Congo peafowl native only to the Congo Basin) of bird in the genera Pavo and Afropavo of the Phasianidae family, ...read more.

Fun fact: the "tail" of a male peacock is not actually its tail. It's real tail can be seen behind the false "tail" when it's opened.

I remember those peacocks. Peacocks are sweet, innocent ones. - Fandomstuck

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2 Marvelous Spatuletail Hummingbird Marvelous Spatuletail Hummingbird

The males have very unique tails. The racquet-shaped outer tail feathers cross each other and end in violet-blue spatules. It's endemic to Peruvia - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

3 Wilson's Bird-Of-Paradise Wilson's Bird-Of-Paradise

Their tails are just so unique with the perfect curves. I love the colors, too.

The males' tails are made of 2 curved violet tail feathers. It's found in Waigeo and Batanta islands of West Papua, Indonesia - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

4 Ribbon-tailed Astrapia Ribbon-tailed Astrapia

The males have 2 extremely long white ribbon-like tail feathers. Also known as Shaw Mayer's astrapia. It's found in Papua New Guinea - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

Astrapia's are uniquely awesome birds. They have splendid long tails. - LightningBlade

It's like a rainbow tail : ).So beautiful and so colorful. - Radgamer

5 Lyrebird Lyrebird

The males have beautiful tails made out of unique-shaped tail feathers. It's found in Australia - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

6 Long-Tailed Widow Bird

The males have beautiful long, wide black tails. Also known as Sakabula. It's found in Angolo, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Lesoto, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Southern Zaire - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

7 Greater Racket-Tailed Drongo Greater Racket-Tailed Drongo

Its tail is made out of 2 blue tail feathers that look like rackets. It's found in Asia - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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8 Resplendent Quetzal Resplendent Quetzal

The males have beautiful long tails that can be longer than its own body. It's found from Chiapas, Mexico, to Western Panama. It's also Guatemala's national bird - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

To whoever added the picture: Um...I think you added the wrong picture. That picture is a Long-tailed Widow Bird. Resplendant Quetzals are green and the tail isn't as long and big as that - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

9 Long-Tailed Paradise Whydah Long-Tailed Paradise Whydah

The males' tails are black and longer than their own bodies, but only on breeding seasons. Outside of breeding seasons, the males look like the females. Also known as the Eastern paradise whydah. It's found in Eastern Africa - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

10 Lady Amherst's Pheasant Lady Amherst's Pheasant

The males' long black and white tails have beautiful patterns. It's native to South-Western China and Burma - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

The Contenders

11 Flycatcher Flycatcher

They're colors aren't as bright as some others...

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13 Long-tailed Tit

Its tail is over half of its total body length. - MioceneEpoch

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