Banded broadbill:Foundfrom southern Myanmar and Thailand to the Indonesian islands of Sumatra, Borneo, Java and nearby smaller islands. They are 21.5-23 cm long and weigh 73-87 g and mostly found in moist tropical forests, including logged forests, but also uses swamp forests, plantations, rural gardens and urban areas. They are present from sea level up to an altitude of 1.500 m and feed mainly on grasshoppers and crickets, beetles, bugs and caterpillars.
Birds of the World: Banded broadbill
Northern Cardinal, Eastern; Pennsylvania "Cardinalis cardinalis"
General Bird Species - Verdon Tomajko
Cover a toilet paper tube in peanut butter and roll in bird seed. Then just slide it on a branch. Instant bird watching opportunities :) Now that's kind of brilliant!
Village Weaver -(Ploceus cucullatus), also known as the Spotted-backed Weaver or Black-headed Weaver (the latter leading to easy confusion with P. melanocephalus), is a species of bird found in much of sub-Saharan Africa. This often abundant species occurs in a wide range of open or semi-open habitats, including woodlands and human habitation, and frequently forms large noisy colonies in towns, villages and hotel grounds.
Brown-Headed Cowbird - by Judy Howle ~ The Finest of Fur and Feather