Avian And Attributes – Quiets Our Fears

Avian And Attributes – Quiets Our Fears

Queen Carola’s Parotia (Parotia carolae) ©Drawing WikiC

“But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.” (Proverbs 1:33 KJV)


Avian and Attributes – Quiet

QUI’ET, a. [L. quietus.]
1. Still; being in a state of rest; now moving. Judg 16.
2. Still; free from alarm or disturbance; unmolested; as a quiet life.
3. Peaceable; not turbulent; not giving offense; not exciting controversy, disorder or trouble; mild; meek; contented.
The ornament of a meek and quiet spirit. 1 Pet 3., 1 Th 4.
5. Smooth; unruffled.
6. Undisturbed; unmolested; as the quiet possession or enjoyment of an estate.
7. Not crying; not restless; as a quiet child.
QUI’ET, n. [L. quies.]
1. Rest; repose; stillness; the state of a thing not in motion.
2. Tranquility; freedom from disturbance or alarm; civil or political repose. Our country enjoys quiet.
3. Peace; security. Judg 18.
QUI’ET, v.t.
1. To stop motion; to still; to reduce to a state of rest; as, to quiet corporeal motion.
2. To calm; to appease; to pacify; to lull; to tranquilize; as, to quiet the soul when agitated; to quiet the passions; to quiet the clamors of a nation; to quiet the disorders of a city or town. [Edited]


Queen Carola’s Parotia

The Queen Carola’s Parotia (Parotia carolae) also known as Queen Carola’s six-wired bird-of-paradise is a species of bird-of-paradise.

One of the most colorful Parotias, the Queen Carola’s Parotia inhabits the mid-mountain forests of central New Guinea. The diet consists mainly of fruits and arthropods. The stunning courtship dance of this species was described in detail by Scholes (2006). It is similar to that of Lawes’s Parotia, but modified to present the iridescent throat plumage and the flank tufts to best effect.

The name commemorates Queen Carola of Vasa, the wife of King Albert I of Saxony. The king was honoured with the King of Saxony bird-of-paradise.

Due to copyrights, there are currently no photos that I can use. The video is of a male Queen Carola’s Parotia showing off for the ladies. [He is definitely not “Quiet”]

[A link to a photo of the Parotia] (Paradisaeidae – Birds-of-paradise Family) (Wikipedia article)


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[Definitions from Webster’s Dictionary of American English (1828), unless noted. Bird info from Wikipedia plus.]