❤absolutely adorable little owl ❤. Another great toy owl.

Nicobar Pigeons. photo by melepix..

Talk about a blue bird. Nicobar Pigeon, Caloenas nicobarica, is a pigeon which is a resident breeding bird on small uninhabited islands in Indonesia and the Nicobar Islands. It is the only living member of the genus Caloenas.

Flameback Woodpecker. Photo by Ric Seet.

Flameback Woodpecker (photo by ric seet) fabulous photo of mangnificent beauty!

Chinese Golden Pheasant.

Chinese Golden Pheasant - Photo by Paul Bratescu ~ for my father. He would have loved this bird!

Inca Terns

This uniquely-plumaged bird breeds on the coasts of Peru and Chile, and is restricted to the Humboldt current. It can be identified by its dark grey body, white moustache on the both sides of its head, and red-orange beak and feet.


~ Taking a Walk With Mom ~Ostrich, of course-I guess baby need not fear, since the mother would likely peck a predator's eyes out!

A couple of Ruddy Shelduck

Lovely birds on a pond in the autumn! The Ruddy Shelduck, Tadorna ferruginea, is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is in the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae.