red parrot,,,color splash,,,this would make a cool logo if it was a silhouette.
The Close Combat Clasp (German: Nahkampfspange) is a military award instituted on 25 November 1942 for achievement in hand to hand fighting in close quarters.It came in 3 classes: Bronze, Silver and Gold.Highly coveted, the clasp was valued higher than the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.The award came only after extremely close scrutiny.The Gold for example was awarded to only 631 soldiers --out of an approximate total of 18 million.
Funeral of a Gebirsjäger in July 1944, Benedikt Huber. The soldier in the middle is wearing a black ribbon in the button hole instead of the black armband.
The Taiwan Blue Magpie
Greater Bird of Paradise, found in the lowland and hill forests of southwest New Guinea and Aru Islands, Indonesia