Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise - (Paradisaea raggiana) is the national bird of Papua New Guinea and in 1971 this species was included on the national flag. It is distributed widely in southern and north eastern New Guinea, where its name is Kumul.
Toucans are members of the family Ramphastidae of near passerine birds from the Neotropics. The Ramphastidae family is most closely related to the American barbets. They are brightly marked and have large, often colorful bills.
Amazing bugs, reptiles and amphibians photographed by Igor Siwanowicz. From jumping spiders to colourful chameleons, Igor's pictures encourage his audience to look a little deeper: A Chamaeleo Calyptratus (Veiled Chameleon, female)