For some reason pale red is an extremely attractive color when it is applied to feathered creatures. Why? Who knows? What matters is that pink birds are amazing. Whether you like big wading birds, parrots, finches, wood-warblers, or any other kind of bird you know that when you see one that is pink that you will remember it. There is just something about pink birds that make birders take notice like no other color on a bird. It is strange but who are we too judge?

Interestingly, despite pink often being associated with femininity there seems to be no shortage of male birders getting excited over pink birds. So while Mother’s Day is this weekend we here at 10,000 Birds feel that pink birds can be all inclusive. (Though if you want to tell your mother about the awesomeness that is Pink Bird Weekend as a Mother’s Day gift that she will surely thank you for we certainly won’t complain.)

Sit back, relax, and enjoy. Pink Bird Weekend starts…now!

pinkweeklogoIt is Pink Bird Weekend on 10,000 Birds! Whether we are discussing birds shaded roseate, fuchsia, rose, coral, salmon, blush, or just plain pink, we have them all covered on Pink Bird Weekend. Why would we bother with such an esoteric topic? To put it simply, pink birds are awesome! Think about it, have you ever seen a pink bird and not wanted to see it again? Of course not! Make sure to check back all Pink Bird Weekend long as we delve into every possible pulchritudinous pink bird we can think of…

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Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their indoor cat, B.B. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.