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Birds

The Red-breasted Toucan (Ramphastos dicolorus), also known as the Green-billed Toucan, is a species of bird found in southern and eastern Brazil, eastern Paraguay and far northeastern Argentina. It is a fairly common species and is considered to be of ...

The Double-banded Plover (Charadrius bicinctus) is a species of wading bird that is fairly common in southern New Zealand. It is not often seen in northern New Zealand. Its habitat is beaches, mud flats, grasslands and bare ground. It is also known as ...

The Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus) is a species of passerine bird that is widespread throughout North America. It is found largely over the eastern and mid-western portions of the continent. Its habitat is mainly treetops of deciduous or...

The Boat-billed Flycatcher (Megarynchus pitangua) is a species of passerine bird that breeds in open woodland with tall trees from Mexico south to Bolivia and Argentina, and Trinidad. The adult is 9 inches long with a black head, white eye stripe a...

The Vermillion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) is a species of passerine bird that is found in the southwestern United States, Central America, and northern and central South America. It is also found further south to central Argentina. It is the onl...

The Acadian Flycatcher or Green-crested Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens) is a species of bird that breeds in deciduous forests across eastern United States and southwestern Ontario, Canada. They are migratory and winter through eastern Mexico and the C...

The Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (Empidonax flaviventris) is a species of bird that is found in wet northern woods and spruce bogs across Canada and the northeastern United States. It is migratory and winters in southern Mexico and Central America. Th...

The Northern Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus mexicanus) is a species of passerine bird found in Mexico, south through most of Central America, to northwestern Colombia and far western Venezuela. Its habitat is subtropical and tropical moist lowland fo...

The Amazonian Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus coronatus) is a species of passerine bird found in forest and woodlands throughout most of the Amazon basin in northern Bolivia, eastern Peru , eastern Ecuador, eastern Colombia,Venezuela, the Guianas, and...

The Common Tody-flycatcher or Black-fronted Tody-flycatcher (Todirostrum cinereum) is a species of passerine bird that breeds from southern Mexico to northwestern Peru, eastern Bolivia and southern Brazil. It is commonly found in gardens, shady plantat...

The Yellow-bellied Elaenia (Elaenia flavogaster) is a species of bird that breeds from southern Mexico and the Yucatán Peninsula through Central and South America as far as northern Argentina, and on Trinidad and Tobago. Its habitat is semi-open woo...

The Long-wattled Umbrellabird (Cephalopterus penduliger) is a species of bird found in western Colombia and Ecuador. Its habitat is the humid forests. It is sensitive to habitat destruction, and because of its large size it is easy to hunt. Only a few ...

The Three-wattled Bellbird (Procnias tricarunculata) is a species of bird native to Central America from western Honduras south to eastern Panama. They are found primarily in the Costa Rican highlands in the breeding season and migrate to lower elevati...

The Helmeted Manakin (Antilophia galeata) is a species of bird found in Brazil, northeast Paraguay, and the border region of northeast Bolivia. In Brazil it is mainly found in the Pantanal (a tropical wetland in South America) and Cerrado (a vast tropi...

The Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura) is a species of passerine bird that is found mainly in the sub-Himalayas. It is migratory and winters in southern India and Sri Lanka. It is not often found in drier parts of the country. Its breeding habitat is the f...

The Long-tailed Broadbill (Psarisomus dalhousiae) is a species of bird found in the Himalayas, Southeast Asia and Indonesia. It is the only bird in the genus Psarisomus. It's scientific name commemorates Christina Broun, Countess of Dalhousie (1786-183...

The Green Broadbill (Calyptomena viridis) is a species of bird found in the evergreen forests of Borneo, Sumatra and Malay Peninsula. This species is evaluated as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species due to ongoing habitat loss. ...

The Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) is a species of bird that breeds in most of Europe and Asia, and coastal Canada. Most of the population is migratory and winters further south. There are some year round resident populations in western...

The Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea) is a species of bird that breeds in the high arctic and typically found through Greenland, northernmost North America, and Eurasia. It is a short distance migratory species with most of the population wintering furthe...

The Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla) is a species of bird found in North and South America. It breeds on the Atlantic coast of North America, the Caribbean, and northern South America. The northernmost populations migrate further south in the wint...