Guianan Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola) is a South American passerine about 30 cm in) in length. The bright orange male has an extraordinary half-moon crest, which is used in competitive displays and to attract a female.
Straited Laughingthrush (Garrulax striatus) is a bird species in the Leiothrichidae family. It is found in the northern temperate regions of the Indian subcontinent and ranges across Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Tibet and Nepal. by Sandeep Dutta on
They were originally found mainly in the southwestern United States but they have been introduced into other areas including British Columbia, Hawaii, Chile, New Zealand, and to Norfolk Island and King Island in Australia.
he Purple Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes caeruleus) is a small bird in the tanager family. It is found in the tropical New World from Colombia and Venezuela south to Brazil, and on Trinidad. A few, possibly introduced birds have been recorded on Tobago.
The American redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) is a New World warbler. It is unrelated to the Old World redstarts. It derives its name from the male's red tail, start being an old word for tail. Photo by Kevin Hall.