The Long-tailed Broadbill

The eye-catching long-tailed broadbill (Psarisomus dalhousiae) is a species of broadbill that is normally found in the Himalayas. It is extending east through Northeastern India to Southeast Asia. The broadbill is the...
The TX Black-headed Nightingale-Thrush sang during May-early August, and again in late October, before vanishing.

The black-headed nightingale-thrush

Summary: Texas: 1 spring-fall record from Lower Rio Grande Valley. Taxonomy: At least 5 ssp, not known to be distinguishable in the field; US record presumably of northernmost ssp, smithi. Distribution and Status: Subtropical humid montane forest found in Costa Rica,...

The Striking Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher “Long-Tailed Kingbird”

The striking Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher is our only regular “long-tailed king-bird.” But it is not only elegant and attractive but also common and easy to observe. The splendid scissor-tailed fly-catcher (Tyrannus forficatus), also recognized as...
Most familiar White Wagtail with combination of black crown and throat (or breast band) with white sides of head, grey or blackish upperparts

The White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)

Identification The most familiar White Wagtail with a combination of black crown and throat (or at least breast band).  This wagtail is with white sides of the head, grey or blackish upperparts and white underparts prevent...
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Yellow-fronted Woodpecker “Melanerpes flavifrons”

Identification:  Yellow-fronted Woodpecker is colorful Mantle glossy black, streaked white, back and rump white. Uppertail black, some white bars on outer feathers, undertail browner. Breast grey or olive, belly red, flanks white or buff...
Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus) is normally 46–51 cm in length (including tail up to 19 cm) with an average weight of 125–135 cm.

Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus)

Identification Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus) is normally 46–51 cm in length (including tail up to 19 cm) with an average weight of 125–135 cm. Rather larger and distinctly bulkier than Arctic Skua (or Parasitic Jaeger)....
Collared Scops Owl is a medium-sized sandy-brown owl, spotted and mottled dark brown and black with relatively pointed wings and rather long.

Collared Scops Owl (Otus lettia)

IDENTIFICATION Collared Scops Owl is a medium-sized (23–25cm) sandy-brown owl, spotted and mottled dark brown and black, with relatively pointed wings and rather long, dark-spotted ear-tufts. Eyes are dark brown to orange. Song – This owl...
Ring Ouzel resembling with common Blackbird in size, shape and basic coloration with a prominent white breast band and whitish wing feathers

Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus)

Identification Ring Ouzel is resembling with common Blackbird in size, shape and basic coloration. However, at all ages, pale edges to wing feathers make wings appear paler than the rest of birds in flight. The...

The Biak Scops Owl

Other names: Beccari Scops Owl IDENTIFICATION: A medium-sized scops owl (c.25cm) with prominent ear-tufts, lacking any trace of dark shaft-streaks but with a few fine streaks on forecrown. Barred overall (except on mantle) with light...

Northern Cardinal Songbird – Sing Variety of Melodies

The Northern Cardinal Songbird (Cardinalis cardinalis) is a beautiful North American bird in the genus Cardinalis. This is also famous as “colloquially” as the redbird or common cardinal. It can be found in the...

Black Sickle Bill ! The Bird of Paradise

The black sickle bill also called Epimachus fastosus is a big bird of heaven of mid-mountain forests of New Guinea. The lovely sicklebill's diet contains mostly of fruits and arthropods. The male of the...
CETTI’S WARBLER is large & skulking warbler of dense waterside undergrowth with broad, rounded tail and often slightly ‘untidy’ appearance.

6 Facts About Cetti’s Warbler

1. Identification CETTI’S WARBLER (Cettia cetti)is fairly large but very skulking warbler of dense waterside undergrowth with broad, rounded tail and often slightly ‘untidy’ appearance. The unstreamed dark reddish-brown above, with pale greyish-washed sides of...
The medium size Dusky Naumann’s Thrush adult male bird is dull dark brown above with blackish feather centers, giving the mottled appearance (with wear upperparts appear blacker).

Dusky Naumann’s Thrush (Turdus eunomus)

Identification Asian vagrant (breeds in Siberia central from eastwards). Recalls Redwing in structure, but substantially larger with stouter bill and relatively long tail. The two subspecies appear distinctly different in the field and are best...

Paradise Flycatcher “Terpsiphone viridis”

The Paradise Flycatcher “Terpsiphone viridis” is common over the south and east of southern Africa, and also occurs more sparsely in parts of the western interior. It ranges continuously from the Western Cape Province...
Bar-tailed Desert Lark

The Bar-tailed Desert Lark

Bar-tailed Desert Lark (Ammomanes cinctura) is like typical forms of Desert Lark, but smaller, with a slightly shorter tail, thinner legs, smaller and more domed head and shorter, weaker and more pointed bill. It...

Mesmerizing Photographs of Colorful Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are famous for flapping they're wings exceptionally fast. They create a distinct hum and appear as a blur of feathers right before you're eyes. To look over the beauty of such a miniature...

Grass Green Tanager ! A Distinctive Small Passerine Bird

The striking Grass Green Tanager (Chlorornis riefferii) is a small passerine bird. This bird belongs to tanager family. This is beautifully distinctive and well-named bird and the only member of the genus Chloronis. The...

Song Sparrow Call

The Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) is generally of medium build, though its size varies substantially, ranging from as large as a California Towhee in the Aleutian Islands of  Alaska to as small as a ...

The Eye-Catching Leaden Flycatcher

The beautiful Leaden Flycatcher is a species of passerine bird in the family Monarchidae. The birds specs around 6 inches in length. While the male is a shiny lead-grey with white under parts. However,...

Nicobar Pigeon ! The Coolest Pigeon in the World

Nicobar pigeon is the closest living relative to the extinct Dodo Bird with stunning colorful iridescent feathers. It’s absolutely stunning even they’re relatives, looks nothing like the Dodo. Nicobar’s luminous colors is the only...

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