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Lewin's Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii), is a bird that inhabits the ranges along the east coast of Australia. It has a semicircular ear patch, pale yellow in colour. The name of this bird commemorates the Australian artist John Lewin. Photo Copyrigh...

The Striped Honeyeater, (Plectorhyncha lanceolata), is a honeyeater native to Australia. This species is found mainly in eastern Australia, predominantly inland. It lives in forests and woodlands as well as urban areas. The Striped Honeyeater is a m...

The Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker (Dicaeum cruentatum), is a species of bird in the Dicaeidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natu...

The Tickell's Flowerpecker (Dicaeum erythrorhynchos), also sometimes known as the Pale-bellied Flowerpecker, is a tiny bird found in India. The species is quite common and is easily seen in urban gardens with fruit trees. The call of this flowerpecker ...

The Orange-bellied Flowerpecker (Dicaeum trigonostigma), is a species of bird in the Dicaeidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropica...

The Brimstone Canary (Serinus sulphuratus), also known as the Bully Canary, is a small passerine bird in the finch family. It is a resident breeder in central and southern Africa. This species is found in in open, lightly wooded habitats, such as hills...

The Yellow-fronted Canary (Serinus mozambicus), is a small passerine bird in the finch family. It is known elsewhere as the Green Singing Finch. This bird is a resident breeder in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Its habitat is open woodland and cult...

The Kentucky Warbler (Oporornis formosus), is a small species of New World warbler. The Kentucky Warbler is a very common bird with a large range, frequenting moist deciduous forests. It is migratory, spending summer in the central and eastern United S...

Swainson's Warbler (Limnothlypis swainsonii), is a small species of New World warbler. It is monotypic, the only member of the genus Limnothlypis. They are an uncommon species, mostly found in flooded swamplands and canebrakes of the south-eastern Unit...

The Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorus), is a small New World warbler. It is the only species classified in the genus Helmitheros. It is found in dense forests in the eastern United States, usually on wooded slopes. It migrates to southern Mex...

The Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia), is a New World Warbler found in northern and eastern North America from southern Canada to Florida. This species is migratory and winters in Florida, Central America and the West Indies down to Peru. This ...

The Blackpoll Warbler (Dendroica striata), is a New World warbler found in northern North America. Its range extends from Alaska, through much of Canada, and into the Great Lakes region and New England. These birds migrate to northwestern South America...

The Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor), is a species of nightjar found in open country across much of North America. These birds winter in South America. They migrate in flocks. The Common Nighthawk is a very rare vagrant to western Europe. The adu...

The Lesser Nighthawk (Chordeiles acutipennis), is a nightjar found in open country from southwest United States through Central America to tropical South America. These birds are partial migrants. The Lesser Nighthawk retreats from the United States an...

The Australian Owlet-Nightjar (Aegotheles cristatus), is a nocturnal bird found in open woodland across Australia and in southern New Guinea. It is colloquially known as "Moth Owl". It is the most common of the owlet-nightjars, and the best known of th...

The Egyptian Nightjar (Caprimulgus aegyptius), is a medium-small nightjar which occurs in south west Asia and north Africa, and winters in tropical Africa. It is a late migrant, seldom appearing before the end of April or beginning of May. It is a rar...

The Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus), is a small plover found in Canada and Alaska. They are migratory and winter in coastal areas ranging from the United States to Patagonia. They are extremely rare vagrants to western Europe, although th...

The Egyptian Plover (Pluvianus aegyptius), is a wading bird and the only member of the genus Pluvianus. The Egyptian Plover is a localized resident in tropical sub-Saharan Africa. It breeds on sandbars in large rivers. Egyptian Plover is a striking ...

The Black-fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops), is a small bird, widespread throughout most of Australia, to which it is native and New Zealand, where it self introduced in the 1950's. It is common in freshwater wetlands, around the edges of lakes an...

The Kittlitz's Plover (Charadrius pecuarius), is a small plover found in much of sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, and the Nile delta. Some birds, especially in coastal areas, are resident, other populations are migratory or nomadic. Its breeding habitat...