Monk Parakeet – Spain

The Monk Parakeet is also known as the Quaker Parrot and is native to South America but feral populations have developed in North America and Europe. In North America small groups can be found in many states and they have been seen as far north as New York. In Europe, there is a large population…

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Lesser Adjutant Stork – Vietnam

The Lesser Adjutant Stork is a large size Freshwater Wetland bird that lives in Southeast Asia. These birds are under stress and their population is in decline. There are currently only two breeding locations, one in northern India and the other in Cambodia. Breeding season is during the dry season from October to June with…

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White-Chested Emerald Hummingbird – Trinidad

I always enjoy seeing hummingbirds! They are amazing to watch as they are hovering over a flower when they are eating the flower’s nectar. The White-Chested Emerald Hummingbird is a pretty humming bird. The emerald color on its back is bright when it is in the sunlight and the white on its chest makes for…

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Palm Tanager – Trinidad

The Palm Tanager is a medium size song bird that lives in the tropical Americas. They are commonly seen at the edge of the forest but they also live in the forest canopy deep in the interior of the forest. Palm Tanagers normally travel in pairs but they also can be found in small groups…

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Eclectus Parrot – Australia

Parrots are one of my favorite birds because they are very colorful and they have fun personalities. When I watch parrots they remind me of mischievous teenagers. Sometimes they even laugh at themselves. While I was watching the parrots shown in this post interact with each other, the male seems to be very affectionate to…

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White-Cheeked Pintail Duck – Dominican Republic

The White-Cheeked Pintail Duck are also known as Galapagos Ducks or Bahama Pintail Ducks. They are primarily seen in shallow marshes and rivers rather than large lakes or bays. They are dabbling ducks which means that they prefer shallow water where they can tip their head under water and find food rather than submerging or…

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American White Ibis – Texas

One of the things that fascinates me the most about birds are all of the different beaks for the different species of birds. I think the Ibis family has one of the strangest beak but it really fits the purpose for how they find their food as it uses its beak to find food in…

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Rufous Tailed Hummingbird – Costa Rica

Hummingbirds are some of the most universally loved birds. Everyone that I know gets excited when they see a hummingbird, including me. I can’t say what my favorite bird is but hummingbirds rank at the top of the list. There is something about seeing a hummingbird that makes you feel good. When you see one,…

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Australia Pelican

A lot of wildlife can be very entertaining if you pay attention to what they are doing. Watching the Australian Pelicans kept me entertained with all of the goofy looks that they have and some of the actions that they make when they interact with each other. The photos below are some photos that make…

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Green Honeycreeper – Trinidad

I don’t think that I will ever forget the first time I saw a Green Honeycreeper. I was totally amazed, I had never seen a bird with such vibrant colors. Seeing this bird was what made me take an interest in birds. Once I started seeing the diversity in birds, it has really made me…

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