Now, we just upload pictures of birds, animal, or landscapes to feel connect with the nature. The original beauty of nature is being replaced by virtual graphics.

Nevertheless, the hilly areas have conserved some valuable specimens of natural beauty in their lap. Colourful and tiny birds are found in dense forests, replicating aesthetic sense of nature. The zealous appearance of the birds steals the hearts of viewers.

Here we bring some of the world’s smallest birds whose colourful features will leave you awestruck:Red-cheeked cordon-bleu: Red-cheeked cordon-bleu, found in African countries, has sky blue feathers. The finch has a spot of red on its cheek. It only grows to about five inches in length and weighs about  9.92 gram.

Verdin: Verdin nests in Africa, Southwest United States, and Mexico. The species of penduline tit, Verdin is about 4.5 inches long.

Lesser goldfinch: Smallest North American finch, growing to just 3.5 to 4.7 inches in length, weighs around 0. 7.93 to 11.62 gram.

Goldcrest: The tiny birds’ scientific name is Regulus regulus that means "prince, little king". Member of kinglet species, Goldcrest is the smallest bird in Europe. It measures only about 3.3–3.7 inches in length and weights a miniscule 4.53–07.08 gram.

Bee Hummingbird: One of the smallest birds in the world, Bee Hummingbird is only 2-2.4 inches long and weighs 15.87–1.98 gram.

Willow tit: Found in Europe and Northern Asia, its length is 4.5 inches and weight is 8.78-10.77 gram.

Spotted pardalote: One of the most vividly colourful tiny birds, Spotted pardalote is 3.1-3.9 inches in length. It is found in Australia.

Weebill: Weebill’s is 3-3.5 inches long. It is found in wooded area in Australia.

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In pics: The smallest birds in the world

New Delhi: Modern technology has widened the distance between nature and us. Gone are the days when we would start the day with melodious chirping of birds and a beautiful panorama.

Now, we just upload pictures of birds, animal, or landscapes to feel connect with the nature. The original beauty of nature is being replaced by virtual graphics.

Nevertheless, the hilly areas have conserved some valuable specimens of natural beauty in their lap. Colourful and tiny birds are found in dense forests, replicating aesthetic sense of nature. The zealous appearance of the birds steals the hearts of viewers.

Here we bring some of the world’s smallest birds whose colourful features will leave you awestruck:

Red-cheeked cordon-bleu: Red-cheeked cordon-bleu, found in African countries, has sky blue feathers. The finch has a spot of red on its cheek. It only grows to about five inches in length and weighs about  9.92 gram.

Verdin: Verdin nests in Africa, Southwest United States, and Mexico. The species of penduline tit, Verdin is about 4.5 inches long.

Lesser goldfinch: Smallest North American finch, growing to just 3.5 to 4.7 inches in length, weighs around 0. 7.93 to 11.62 gram.

Goldcrest: The tiny birds’ scientific name is Regulus regulus that means "prince, little king". Member of kinglet species, Goldcrest is the smallest bird in Europe. It measures only about 3.3–3.7 inches in length and weights a miniscule 4.53–07.08 gram.

Bee Hummingbird: One of the smallest birds in the world, Bee Hummingbird is only 2-2.4 inches long and weighs 15.87–1.98 gram.

Willow tit: Found in Europe and Northern Asia, its length is 4.5 inches and weight is 8.78-10.77 gram.

Spotted pardalote: One of the most vividly colourful tiny birds, Spotted pardalote is 3.1-3.9 inches in length. It is found in Australia.

Weebill: Weebill’s is 3-3.5 inches long. It is found in wooded area in Australia.

Source: mnn.com