16 Free Colorful Bird Pictures

Last Updated on March 8, 2022

 

Birds are perhaps one of the most fascinating animals on earth. With hundreds of species and able to take on the skies, they have enthralled scientists, artists, scholars, writers, and explorers of all ages for millennia.

If you’re lucky enough, the sounds of their cheerful chirps are one of the first things you will hear in the morning. They also make good pets. The parrot for instance, is a colorful bird that can imitate human speech. This makes them lovable and a fun companion. Similar to canines, birds were once used to help humans in detecting toxic or lethal gases. Canaries were used back in the day in coal mines to aid in detecting carbon monoxide and/or methane. Distressed birds would mean fatal amounts of the gases, which alerted miners.

Birds or the bird figure also carries many symbolisms. For example, the concepts of peace or freedom are often depicted with birds as its icon. Lots of folklore from various cultures uses birds as characters as well. There’s the Griffin, who guards treasure and priceless items in Greek stories; and Horus, an Egyptian deity in the form of a falcon.

In general, birds are inspiring and fun to watch. Just like humans, they can have their own temperaments and personalities – you just need to be observant to notice them. Professed bird enthusiast? Then you will love these free bird pictures curated just for you.

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Free Bird Pictures

Thirsty Pigeon

Pigeon drinking water at a Hindu temple in Nepal.

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Awesome Shot of a Kid Chasing Pigeons in the Park

Kid running among pigeons in a New York City park.

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Pigeon Standing on the Ground with People Walking in the Background

Black pigeon in Lumphini Park photographed on the ground while people are walking in the background.

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Pigeon Sitting by the Shore in Sevastopol

Lone pigeon in Sevastopol with people enjoying the sunshine in the background.

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Crow Sitting on a Tree Branch with Mountains in the Background

Lonely crow on a bare tree branch with the Himalayas in the background.

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Top of a Mosque under the Hazy Sun

Tiny bird standing at the top of a mosque during a hazy sunset.

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Small Girl Feeding the Birds at a Square in Sevastopol

A small girl in a floral dress photographed from above while feeding pigeons.

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Bird Flying Over Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Photographed Through a Stone Fence

The tip of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and a bird flying directly over it.

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Man Teaching a Young Kid how to Feed Birds

Older man without a shirt holding a young kid’s hand so pigeons can take food out of it.

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The rooftops of Pushkar, India.

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Seagull Bird Standing On A Seawall Against Soft Blue Water Background.

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Summer Sunset In Perfect Water Reflection

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Eagle Close Up Portrait

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Close up Shot of Many White Geese

White geese walking around in their coop.

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