The Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus), also known as the Red-backed Sea-eagle, is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards and harriers.

{Fur & Feather} The Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus), also known as the Red-backed Sea-eagle, is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards & harriers.

Whiskered Treeswift -- i like its name almost as much as its colors ...

Whiskered Treeswift bird, close view - Birds of SE Asia

Green Bee-eater

The Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis) (sometimes Little Green Bee-eater) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family. THE bee eater family. This bird eats bees.

White Gyrfalcon, the official bird of The Northwest Territories

I saw a female when I lived in Boulder, Co a very rare sight. White Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) considered to be the largest of the falcon species

Red-billed leiothrix (Leiothrix lutea) Pekin Robins

Pekin Robins, aka Red-billed leiothrix, native to the Indian subcontinent. Adults have bright red bills and a dull yellow ring around their eyes.

Blackburnian Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca [formerly Dendroica fusca]) breed in eastern North America, from southern Canada, westwards to the southern Canadian Prairies, the Great Lakes region and New England, to North Carolina.

Black-hooded Oriole

The Black-hooded Oriole (Oriolus xanthornus) is a member of the oriole family of passerine birds and is a resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia.

White throated kingfisher

White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) also known as the White-breasted Kingfisher or Smyrna Kingfisher, is a tree kingfisher, widely distributed in Eurasia from Bulgaria, Turkey, West Asia east through the Indian Subcontinent to the Philippines.

* Malachite Kingfisher (yfw)

His language, he is an elder, provider, Malachite Kingfisher via Bird's Eye View

The Kori bustard (Ardeotis kori) is the largest flying bird native to Africa. In fact, the male kori bustard may be the heaviest living animal capable of flight.

The kori bustard is the largest flying bird native to Africa. It is a member of the bustard family, which all belong to the order Gruiformes and are restricted in distribution to the Old World. I Wikipedia (via Regal by Grayson Dicks / -

The Little Dodo Bird: Samoa’s little dodo bird is in immanent danger of following the large dodo into extinction. #10 on the 2013 Endangered List.

The dodo (Raphus cucullatus) is an extinct flightless bird that was endemic to the island of Mauritius, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.

The Double-banded Courser

The Double-banded Courser (Rhinoptilus africanus), also known as the Two-banded is a species of bird in the Glareolidae family. The Double-Banded Courser is found in Ethiopia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania.

Wings Wide Open Snowy Owl

Wings Wide Open Snowy Owl (by Rob McKay Photography) :)

Female American Goldfinch - Not as bright as the male, but pretty too!

I hung up a thistle seed sock to see if I could lure in goldfinches and saw a little male like this in his drab winter plumage. -American goldfinch male in winter plumage. He loses the black patch on his head as he fades to a dun colour.

Crimson-winged woodpecker

Crimson-winged Woodpecker (Picus puniceus) Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand

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