The Whiskered Treeswift

The whiskered treeswift (Hemiprocne comata) is a species of bird in the family Hemiprocnidae. It is found in Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, and Thailand. The adult male has dark bronze-brown body with white belly, flanks and undertail-coverts, long wings and deep blue forked tail, and tertial flight feathers are white. In addition the underwing shows blue coverts and white tertial flight feathers. The head is blue to glossy black, and slightly crested. Moreover two conspicuous white parallel stripes formed by bold supercilium from forehead to hind nape, and a second stripe from chin back to neck side. Therefore, female bird is much like same but she has deep blue-green ear-coverts. Thus, juvenile has finely barred brown, grey and white plumage. The Whiskered Treeswift feeds mainly on insects and small flying arthropods.
These species natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropic…

The Orange-Breasted Bunting

The colorful orange-breasted bunting “Passerina leclancherii” is a species of bunting belongs to family Cardinalidae. The orange breasted bunting endemic to Mexico, where its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. The Orange-breasted Bunting ranges along the Pacific slope from extreme southern Nayarit south to western Chiapas, and inland to western Puebla. It is more abundant in second growth than in undisturbed forest. It is found from sea level up to about 1200 m in arid habitats, including thorn forest, open woodland, and the edges of roadsides and agricultural clearings.
The species was introduced to Oahu in 1941 but did not persist, and was extirpated by 1952. This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion. The bird’s population trend appears to be stable, and hence the species is evaluated as Least Concern. This species has a sweet, lilting …

The Green-and-black Fruiteater (Pipreola riefferii)

The green-and-black fruiteater is also called “Pipreola riefferii” is a species of bird in the family Cotingidae. Cotingas have broad bills with hooked tips, rounded wings, and strong legs. The green & black fruiteater can found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. The bird species is native to the lower and mid-level mountain forests on the eastern side of the Andes in South America. Its range extends from southern Venezuela to northern Peru and its altitudinal range is between 1,500 and 2,700 m above sea level. This species is more often seen in small flocks than some other fruiteater. As suggested by this species' name, these birds mostly eat fruit or insects. They usually construct cup shape nests, while males will mate with several females. Hence, the females alone care for the eggs and young one.
The green-and-black fruiteater is a plump, stocky bird with a length of about 18 cm only. The adult male bird has a black head, throat and chest glossed with green and mid-…

The Schlegel's Asity (Philepitta schlegeli)

The Schlegel's Asity (Philepitta schlegeli) Male, Plumage can found in Madagascar. This fantastic bird is a species of bird belongs to Philepittidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar, and its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. The Schlegel’s Asity is 12·5 to 14 cm, small bird, rotund, short-tailed, with short bill and legs. Adult male breeding has head mostly black, brilliant apple-green wattle. The species is perhaps polygynous, with dispersed male leks. Its nest is globular in shape and suspended from a low branch of an understory tree. It is constructed from moss, bark and leaf strips, held together with spiders' webs. Laying dates are probably at least between October and December. The male is very distinctive, but the female can be distinguished from the Velvet Asity by the pale fleshy eye-ring, and the yellow-tinged underparts. Thus, hints Often feeds from floweri…