The Himalayan Cutia

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The Himalayan cutia “Cutia nipalensis” is a bird species in the family Leiothrichidae. This amazing species inhabits the Himalayan region, found from north India along the Himalayas Nepal, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Burma, adjacent south China , Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and peninsular Malaysia. The Himalayan Cutia diet consists of insects, larvae, pupae, gastropods, insect eggs, seeds and berries and pine cones. The species breeding season start from April to June. The bird like to make nest is an open cup made of pine needles and moss, placed at base of a pine branch against the trunk, 3 to 3.5m above the ground, sometimes up to 20m in a broadleaf tree. The bird scientific name means "the khutya from Nepal". However, the Cutia is derived from the Nepali name for these birds, and nipalensis is Latin for "from Nepal". This beautiful bird natural habitat is tropical to subtropical humid montane forests. It is not a bird of the high mountains however, rather inhabiting br…

The Amazing Photos of Flying Peacocks



Some moments are extremely priceless, and you forget everything when you see such moments. Nature has full of incredible things, and a little number of peoples witness the peacock flying at their best. After all, they do have more than two hundreds colorful elongated feathers that entice not just their potential partners, but various people’s attention and cameras, too. 

But often their vibrant assets distract from their other capabilities. Few people get a chance to see these birds off a ground, but they can, indeed, fly. Therefore, normally peacocks do that in case of danger, rather than pleasure. While predators appear, birds start running and flutter into the air. 

Amazingly, the long feathers don’t affect their take-offs and the distance might be limited, but they can catch up speed up to 16 km/h! So with conviction peacocks are smarter than Kanye West and what a magnificent sight when this creatures is flying. Here at below you can some of best shot!

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