The southern lapwing is a wader. It is a common and widespread resident throughout South America, except in densely forested regions (e.g. most of the Amazon), the higher parts of the Andes and the arid coast of a large part of western South America. This bird is particularly common in the basin of the Rio de la Plata.
The most striking bird I saw at Iguazu Falls. Like all Jays they are noisy and territorial, and above all quite attractive bird. Apart from the falls, Iguazu is part of a protected rainforest ecosystem and home to a great number of plants, birds, mammals species and more. A must see and should be on everyone bucket list.
The Great Kiskadee with his striking yellow chest, is the largest of the Tyrant Flycatchers, measuring up to 10 inches (26cm) from head to tail. It is present from southern USA through Central America to northern South America.
Who wouldn’t be happy on an early sunny Florida morning to see this magnificent bird in all its splendor (robe) to come say a good morning with its striking tweet?
Voracious and noisy, that defines the Blue Jay with its gorgeous blue feather.
During mating and nesting season, the male anhinga develops extra crest feathers on the head, and the eyes turn a striking emerald green color.
Great blue heron patiently waiting for his meal of the night.
The burrowing owl is a small, long-legged owl found throughout open landscapes of North and South America. Burrowing owls can be found in grasslands, rangelands, agricultural areas, deserts, or any other open dry area with low vegetation.
Another shot from my backyard garden while waiting for the Hummingbird to make its hasty appearance. If you look closely, you might detect a bug on the bird’s beak.
Perched on the bird feeder in my backyard.
Curious chick wondering why Dad comes empty talons. Shot at Everglades National Park.