There are few visuals more tranquil and peaceful than birds against a natural backdrop. Below is our roundup of some of the best minimal photography of these gracious creatures.

"Relaxing" by welltaken pictures
"Relaxing" by welltaken pictures
Golden Hour
"Golden Hour" by Oscar Martín Antón
Bird whispers
"Bird Whispers" by snaphappyraa
"Infinity" by Anne-Marie
"Infinity" by Anne-Marie
"pastel sky" by Laura Ruth
"pastel sky" by Laura Ruth
"Pigeon" by Karen Turner
"Pigeon" by Karen Turner
"Honk!!! Honk!!! Honk!!!" by Denis Collette
"Honk!!! Honk!!! Honk!!!" by Denis Collette
by scambigol
"Moon, bird and cable" by scambigol
Birds01
"Untitled" by Visual Distortion
"Kingfisher landing" by mvbalkom
"Kingfisher landing" by mvbalkom
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"Moment" by Visual Distortion
The bird of Mecca
"The bird of Mecca" by Adnan Arsalan
Birds in silhouette during a sunset over Pillar Rock and Morro Rock
"Birds in silhouette during a sunset over Pillar Rock and Morro Rock" by Mike Baird
Solar Vector: Canada Geese flying home
"Solar Vector: Canada Geese flying home" by Hmong Soul
Flying to the sun
"Flying to the sun" by ricky_1989