Colors bright amongst the grey
Is the jewel you most covet
In the pinnacles it stays
Where it feels the safest.
While there are birds that are flightless, spending all their lives on land, most others will be perched in places inaccessible to many predators. Flight gives the advantage of vantage. Let no bullet or net come between the modern dinosaur, and the ancient coral.
Pelargopsis capensis (Stork-billed Kingfisher)