Coppersmith barbet eye to eye

"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.

Barred Antshrike..never heard of this bird but it certainly captured my attention... so I just had to look it up  "The Barred Antshrike is a passerine bird in the antbird family. It is found in the Neotropics from Tamaulipas, Mexico, through Central America, Trinidad and Tobago, and a large part of South America "... Wikipedia

Barred Antshrike (Thamnophilus doliatus) female from Dannie Polley Panama City, Panama

The Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga), sometimes called Snakebird, Darter, American Darter, or Water Turkey, is a water bird of the warmer parts of the Americas.

The Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) aka Snakebird, Darter, American Darter, or Water Turkey, is a water bird of the warmer parts of the Americas. Image via Bird's Eye View

Varied thrush (Ixoreus naevius), photo by Glenn Bartley. Saw one of these lovelies this morning in my very own oak tree (quercus lobata) in the backyard, November A Thanksgiving surprise!

scaled amadina

Nutmeg Mannikin (Lonchura punctulata) aka The scaly-breasted munia or spotted munia, known in the pet trade as nutmeg mannikin or spice finch, is a sparrow-sized estrildid finch native to tropical Asia.


The elegant trogon (Trogon elegans) (formerly the "coppery-tailed" trogon), from Guatemala in the south as far north as the upper Gila River in Arizona and New Mexico.

Ƹ̴Ӂ̴Ʒ ᙖҽąմ৳ἶƒմℓ ᙖἶŕɖʂ & ᙖմ৳৳ҽŕƒℓἶҽʂ <(º)~ ~ Black-Naped Monarch

The Black-naped Monarch or Black-naped Blue Flycatcher (Hypothymis azurea) is a slim and agile bird found in Taiwan. It belongs to the family of monarch flycatchers.

Birds of the World: Fasciated antshrike

Birds of the World: Fasciated antshrike

Blue-gray Tanager  (Thraupis episcopus) is a medium-sized South American songbird of the tanager family

Blue-grey Tanager (Thraupis episcopus) of Costa Rica, by Erick Houli, is common in that country, along with more than a dozen other types of tanagers.

Yellow warbler  Lovely!

American Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia, formerly Dendroica petechia) is a…

Cennet Kuşu

The European bee-eater (Merops apiaster) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. It breeds in southern Europe and in parts of north Africa.

Chara verde (Cyanocorax yncas), también denominada urraca querrequerre, urraca verde, urraca café y carriquí verdiamarillo - Green Jay

The green jay (Cyanocorax yncas) is a bird species of the New World jays, and is found in both North and South America.