Shiny velvet black combines beautifully with a glossy crimson collar creating one of nature’s most eye-popping combinations – meet the crimson-collared tanager!
A beautiful velvety black bird with a bright bluish-white bill and a glossy crimson collar and rump, the Crimson-collared Tanager. The Crimson-collared Tanager, Ramphocelus sanguinolentus, is a small Mesoamerican songbird.… Read more
There are about 338 different species of hummingbirds – an amazing family of birds found only in the New World. Their stunning plumage, their ability to hover for extended periods… Read more
His iridescent dark blue crown is finished off to perfection by a pair of red, blue, and gold tufted horns!
A stunning little hummingbird with a dark blue crown and a pair of red, blue, and gold tufted “horns.” The horned sungem (Heliactin bilophus) has a spectacular crown tuft showing… Read more
A rather rotund, but exquisitely colored flame orange bird, with an equally exquisitely colored bowtie – meet Temminck’s tragopan!
A rather rotund but exquisitely colored bird, covered in flame orange, flecked with white dots. The Temminck’s tragopan (Tragopan temminckii) is a medium-sized, up to 64cm long, stocky red pheasant… Read more
Their long broadly banded tail and towering crest make them extremely conspicuous, especially during flight – Meet the white-bellied go-away-bird!
Their long tail and towering crest make them extremely conspicuous during flight! The white-bellied go-away-bird (Crinifer leucogaster) has a long pointed grey and black tail with a white median band… Read more
FOR MANY OF US 2021 WAS ONE OF THE LONGEST YEARS EVER, WHILE FOR MANY OTHERS, INCLUDING BUSY BIRDERS, IT FLEW BY ALL TOO QUICKLY.That being the case 2022 is… Read more
A tiny bird covered in spectacular patterns of yellow and black finished off with white flecked, pearl-like spotted wings!
1-A tiny bird covered in spectacular patterns of black and yellow topped off by white spotted wings. 2-A little yellow-vested, unfortunately, now very rare songbird with an unmistakable triangular signature-like… Read more
OFTEN DESCRIBED AS THE FLYING BANANA, IT’S HIS DIAGNOSTIC YELLOW BILL THAT SETS HIM APART FROM THE REST! Meet the Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill The southern yellow-billed hornbill (Tockus leucomelas) has… Read more
A bird with a mesmerizing myriad of intricate color so stunning, so eye-catchingly complex, it’s hard to believe!
One of the most dazzling of all the world’s birds; the intricate yellow, red, and black pattern on the spread wings is truly otherworldly. A bird with plumage so stunning,… Read more
Plumage of pure sky blue is offset by a patch of perfectly placed plum. The plum-throated cotinga (Cotinga maynana) is starling-sized, and the males are predominantly blue in color, with… Read more