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The Bearded Reedling

The Bearded Reedling, (Panurus biarmicus), is one bird that can never be confused with another. They tend to have black mustache-like markings that go from beneath their eyes down their throats with similar colored streaks beneath their tails.

The grass-green tanager

The grass-green tanager (Chlorornis riefferii) has an unmistakable emerald green plumage with a rusty mask and rusty vent area. The grass-green tanager is 20 cm in length and weighs 53g.

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The pin-tailed whydah

The pin-tailed whydah (Vidua macroura) is a small songbird with a conspicuous pennant-like tail in breeding males. It is a resident breeding bird in most of Africa south of the Sahara Desert.

The diamond firetail

The diamond firetail (Stagonopleura guttata), is a finch that has a fiery red bill, eyes, and rump. Just below the throat, it has a thick black band that extends horizontally until it reaches the lower part of the wings which are also black with white spots.

The white-browed robin-chat

The white-browed robin-chat (Cossypha heuglini) also known as Heuglin’s robin, is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. The upper plumage of the adult bird is brownish-grey, with bright orange plumage below.

The buff-throated saltator

The buff-throated saltator (Saltator maximus) is a bird averaging 20 cm in length (including tail) and weighs about 42-52 g. The adult has a slate-grey head with a white supercilium (line above eye) and a greenish crown.

The green-headed tanager

The green-headed tanager (Tangara seledon) is a brightly colored bird found in the Atlantic forest in south-eastern Brazil, far eastern Paraguay, and far north-eastern Argentina (Misiones only).

The golden-rumped euphonia

The golden-rumped euphonia (Chlorophonia cyanocephala) measures between 11 and 11.5 cm in length and weighs approximately 14 g. The crown and the nape are light blues in both sexes; the male has a shiny bluish-black back, cheeks, and throat.

The painted redstart or painted whitestart

The painted redstart or painted whitestart (Myioborus pictus) is a species of New World warbler found in mountainous areas across inland Central America.

The orange-backed troupial

The orange-backed troupial (Icterus croconotus), is a species of bird in the Icteridae family. This is a bright orange apart from a black, face, wings, bib, and tail. There is a small white patch on the secondary wing feathers.

The common loon

The common loon or great northern diver (Gavia immer) is a large member of the loon, or diver, family of birds.

The saffron finch


The saffron finch (Sicalis flaveola) is a tanager from South America that is common in open and semi-open areas in lowlands outside the Amazon Basin.

The ocellated tapaculo

The ocellated tapaculo (Acropternis orthonyx) is a large bird averaging 8.3-8.7 inches in length, (21-22 cm), and 2.8-3.8 oz (80 and 100 grams). This is a mostly black bird with large white spots, and brown flanks, along with a red head and throat.

The crimson-winged woodpecker

The crimson-winged woodpecker (Picus puniceus) is a species of bird in the woodpecker family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand.

The Bornean bristlehead

The Bornean bristlehead (Pityriasis gymnocephala) is also variously known as the bristled shrike, bald-headed crow, or the bald-headed wood-shrike. It is the only member of the passerine Pityriasidae family and genus Pityriasis.

The golden-browed chlorophonia

The golden-browed chlorophonia (Chlorophonia callophrys), is a species of bird in the Fringillidae family. This brightly colored bird is one of the most distinctive birds in its range.

The prairie warbler

The prairie warbler (Setophaga discolor) is a bird that has yellow underparts with dark streaks on the flanks, and olive upperparts with rusty streaks on the back; they have a yellow line above the eye, a dark line through it, and a yellow spot below it.

The Common Kingfisher

The chestnut-breasted mannikin (Lonchura castaneothorax), also known as the chestnut-breasted munia or bully bird. A small brown-backed bird with a black face, heavy bill, and greyish crown and nape.

The Hoopoe

Steller’s jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) is a jay related to the more well-known Blue jay. From a distance they appear quite dark, missing the white underparts of other jay species.

The indigo bunting

The indigo bunting (Passerina cyanea) is a bird that has sky, to deep blue plumage, while his wings and tail are black with blue edges. Outside the breeding season, his plumage is duller.

The azure tit

The azure tit (Cyanistes cyanus) is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. About four to five inches long, these birds are mostly white with blue patches along their back. The mostly white background really makes this bird pop in a stunning way.

The Taiwan blue magpie

The Temminck’s tragopan (Tragopan temminckii) is a  medium-sized, up to 64cm long, stocky red pheasant with white-spotted plumage, black bill, and pink legs. The Temminck’s Tragopan cock is an extremely bright-colored bird, mostly a rich shade of orange smothered with whitish ocelli.

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