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Black Naped Monarch -- by gkiran This one has a kind of comical expression on its face thanks to its markings! LOL! And it's a gorgeous shade of blue over the top half of its body! Except his little black hat...he looks like he has lots of character, this little chap! Haha! Bluebirds, Nape Monarch, Black Nape, Beautiful Birds, Indigo Birds, Blue Birds, Black Hats, Indigo Bunting, Feathers Friends
Spectacular technical skill displayed here. Great bokeh and rich colors. too many would make the mistake of photographing from the light side when exposing for the shadows gives the wings such beautiful highlights. Beautiful birds on the wing feasting on red berries!
Male Western Striped Manakin (Machaeropterus striolatus). The Western Striped Manakin is a small species of bird in the Pipridae family. It is found in forests in western Brazil, northeastern Peru, eastern Ecuador, Colombia, and western and southern Venezuela.
The Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) is a medium-sized species of passerine bird from the icterid family (the same family as many blackbirds, meadowlarks, cowbirds, grackles, and others, including the New World orioles). It is native to Central America and Mexico and is an occasional visitor to the United States.