A Little Bird Blog


fairy-wren:

scissor-tailed flycatcher

(photos by texas eagle and the guardian)

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#scissor tailed flycatcher  #photography 

rhamphotheca:

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge - South Texas

The altamira orioles (Icterus gularis) have just finished nesting. We hope they produce a second brood. Here is the gorgeous male at the nest.

photo by Steve Sinclair

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emuwren:

The Chestnut-coloured Woodpecker - Celeus castaneus, is a species of  bird in the Picidae family. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
Photo by Bill Holsten.

emuwren:

The Chestnut-coloured Woodpecker - Celeus castaneus, is a species of  bird in the Picidae family. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Photo by Bill Holsten.

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rhamphotheca:

2 New Species of Helmetcrest Hummingbirds (amongst others) Recognized From South America

L - Buffy Helmetcrest (Oxypogon stubelii). Endemic to Colombia, located in the central mountain range (the paramos surrounding the Parque los Nevados). Photos: Oswaldo Cortés

R - White-bearded Helmetcrest (Oxypogon linden), endemic to Venezuela and only present in the Andes of Venezuela. Photo - Peter Boesman

(read more: ProAves)

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