bottlecup:

Baby Black Skimmer “I think I can fly” (Explore) by Photomatt28 on Flickr.

animals-animals-animals:

Yellow-headed Blackbird (by Hard-Rain)

animals-animals-animals:

Yellow-headed Blackbird (by Hard-Rain)


alyslala:

Reed Warbler (by nick stacey)

alyslala:

Reed Warbler (by nick stacey)


llbwwb:

American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) by Don Cromwell

llbwwb:

American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) by Don Cromwell


Barn Owl

Barn Owl


yoctoontologist:

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011 highly commended images

Behaviour: Birds – Taking Flight, Paul Goldstein Paul arrived very early on the shores of Lake Nakuru, Kenya, before the rising sun had burned off the mist. He had returned to photograph the greater and lesser flamingos and used shade, shadow and silhouette to create drama, rather than emphasising their vivid colours with sunlight. He was helped by a combination of circumstances: rain during the night, a rapidly clearing sky, enough time for the cold air to form mist over the alkaline waters, and a hyena hunting for young or infirm birds along the far shore of the soda lake. The predator set up a wave of panic, with those closest to it taking flight and those nearest to Paul standing alert. Ten minutes later, not only had the whole flock lifted up, but the mist had also burned off, completely changing the scene.

yoctoontologist:

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011 highly commended images

Behaviour: Birds – Taking Flight, Paul Goldstein Paul arrived very early on the shores of Lake Nakuru, Kenya, before the rising sun had burned off the mist. He had returned to photograph the greater and lesser flamingos and used shade, shadow and silhouette to create drama, rather than emphasising their vivid colours with sunlight. He was helped by a combination of circumstances: rain during the night, a rapidly clearing sky, enough time for the cold air to form mist over the alkaline waters, and a hyena hunting for young or infirm birds along the far shore of the soda lake. The predator set up a wave of panic, with those closest to it taking flight and those nearest to Paul standing alert. Ten minutes later, not only had the whole flock lifted up, but the mist had also burned off, completely changing the scene.


byapalmtree:

bird convention

byapalmtree:

bird convention


feathersandbeaks:

The Blue-grey Tanager, Thraupis episcopus, is a medium-sized South American songbird of the Tanager family, Thraupidae. Its range is from Mexico south to northeast Bolivia and northern Brazil, all of the Amazon Basin, except the very south. It has been introduced to Lima(Peru). On Trinidad and Tobago, this bird is called Blue Jean.*
(*Wikipedia.org)

feathersandbeaks:

The Blue-grey TanagerThraupis episcopus, is a medium-sized South American songbird of the Tanager family, Thraupidae. Its range is from Mexico south to northeast Bolivia and northern Brazil, all of the Amazon Basin, except the very south. It has been introduced to Lima(Peru). On Trinidad and Tobago, this bird is called Blue Jean.*

(*Wikipedia.org)


Yep, it is! :)
thepastichom:

This is real??

Yep, it is! :)

thepastichom:

This is real??


overinformedblues:

John James Audubon, Clapper Rail
The Birds of America

overinformedblues:

John James Audubon, Clapper Rail

The Birds of America