Avian fireworks

If you’re impatient for the New Year’s fireworks displays, here are some explosions of color in bird form.

Nicobar Pigeon. Photographed at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

Nicobar Pigeon. Photographed at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

Rainbow Lorikeet. Photographed at the National Zoo in Baltimore.

Rainbow Lorikeet. Photographed at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

Peekaboo with double-eyes!

Peekaboo with double-eyes!

Scarlet Ibis. Photographed at the National Zoo in Baltimore.

Scarlet Ibis. Photographed at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

Golden-breasted Starling. Photographed at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

Golden-breasted Starling. Photographed at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

Shake that butt.

Shake that butt.

What're you looking at?

What’re you looking at?

Unknown bird (anyone?). Photographed at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

Unknown bird (anyone?). Photographed at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

Emerald Dove. Photographed at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

Emerald Dove. Photographed at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

Happy (almost) New Year!

Mandarin Duck. Photographed at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

Mandarin Duck. Photographed at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

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