Habitat: island of Luzon in the Phillipines
Status: Near Threatened
The Bleeding-heart, though not formally listed as endangered, is seriously threatened because local people trap them for meat. The pet trade has also taken an interest in them for their distinctive markings.
Really spectacular bird, don’t you think? Though I hope it’s name doesn’t account for it having a poor Valentine’s Day!
Everytime I see this creature a snippet from the Leona Lewis song “Bleeding Love” plays in my head…