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Adult Red-Eared Firetail (Stagonopleura oculata)

"The Red-eared Firetail (Stagonopleura oculata) is a species of estrildid finch found in the forests and coastal thickets of south-western Australia"

Fire Tailed Myzornis - The Fire-tailed Myzornis (Myzornis pyrrhoura) is a bird species formerly placed in the Old World babbler family (Timaliidae). Its genus Myzornis is monotypic, and has recently been placed in the (much reduced) Old World warbler family Sylviidae.

Fire Tailed Myzornis - Myzornis pyrrhoura - Old World warbler family Sylviidae - It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, and Nepal. - Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Silver-eared Mesia (Leiothrix argentauris).

The silver-eared mesia (Leiothrix argentauris) is a species of bird from South East Asia.

The crimson-breasted shrike (Laniarius atrococcineus) is a southern African bird. The crimson-breasted shrike occurs in a broad swathe from southern Angola to the Free State province in South Africa. Its preferred habitat is drier thornbush areas, in thickets and riparian scrub. It makes small seasonal migrations, preferring lower altitudes during cold periods.

The Crimson-breasted Shrike (Laniarius atrococcineus) or the Crimson-breasted Gonolek, ('gonolek' - supposedly imitative of its is a southern African bird occurring in a broad swathe from southern Angola to the Free State province in South Africa.

Pretty birds - Lady Gouldian Finch

Lady Gouldian Finch - Yellow-back

Diamant de Gould ( Erythrura gouldiae ) Jehovah's creation keeps amazing me. and will forever!


Two of my favorite garden things - bluebirds and butterfly bushes. I'm jealous of whoever captured a pic of a bluebird sitting ON a butterfly bush!


The Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja) feed largely on nectar, although they will also take insects, especially when feeding young. It is a resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from India to Indonesia.


Temminck's Tragopan - Tragopan temminckii - This pheasant is a member of the family Phasianidae. It is distributed in forests of northern South Asia, from northeast India, northwest Vietnam, Tibet and northern provinces of China

Rainbow Birds

Male Gouldian Finches sitting on a branch - photo from AWC and Optus; Both sexes…

This mystery bird is from Thailand. From where does it get its brilliant colours? (Is it Thai-dyed?)

Today's mystery bird for you to identify

Nice eye color ideas from nature: Rufous-bellied Niltava (Niltava sundara)


Reeves's Pheasant (Syrmaticus reevesii) / by sparky Ian Clarke.we had one of these in our garden yesterday.

El faisán de Amherst, o faisán plateado (Chrysolophus amherstiae)

Lady Amherst's Pheasant (Chrysolophus amherstiae) by The Adventurous Eye

Pink and grey bird

Pink Robin (Petroica rodinogaster) by Tim Collins Tasmania IT'S A REAL THING! The Pink Robin is a small passerine bird native to southeastern Australia. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Red-backed Mannikin Birds (Spermestes bicolor) Rooirugfret | Bothas Hill, South Africa

Red-backed Mannikin Birds (Spermestes bicolor) The red-backed mannikin, also known as the brown-backed mannikin or brown-backed munia, is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa.