Our photo of the day comes from the verdant rainforest of Ecuador.
What a wonderful creature this is! We’re smitten with this booted racket-tail’s (Ocreatus underwoodii) delicate beak, stately pose, and the pattern of its iridescent feathers. And then there’s those boots – every bird should be blessed with such sweet leg puffs! Of course not every bird needs them, but still. Thank you to photographer Andreas Kay for this great shot … and his continuous work documenting the biodiversity of the Amazon rainforest.
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