The Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) also known as Whalehead or Shoe-billed Stork. The adorable, absolutely fantastic Shoebill is a very large stork-like bird. It lives in tropical east Africa in large swamps from Sudan to Zambia
The Cedar Waxwing is a member of the family Bombycillidae or waxwing family of passerine birds. It breeds in open wooded areas in North America, principally southern Canada and the northern United States. One of my favorite birds
The smallest hummingbird, Bee Hummingbird or Zunzuncito (Mellisuga helenae), is a species of hummingbird that is endemic to Cuba and Isla de la Juventud. Wikipedia says it grows to cm and is not only the smallest hummingbird, but its also the
A beautiful Red Kite (milvus milvus). The lucky Europeans, and people in the United Kingdom, Ireland and that area of the world who get to see this beautiful, agile bird of prey. This particular photo was taken during a snow fall in Sweden by Henrik Just.