Sunbittern (Eurypyga helias)

The sunbittern is a bittern-like bird of tropical regions of the Americas, and the sole member of the family Eurypygidae and genus Eurypyga. It ranges from Guatemala to southern Peru, showing three extant subspecies.

Sunbittern (Eurypyga helias)

The sunbittern is a bittern-like bird of tropical regions of the Americas, and the sole member of the family Eurypygidae and genus Eurypyga. It ranges from Guatemala to southern Peru, showing three extant subspecies.

Perfect Shot — with Rui Maia, Stephanie Griffin and Michael Bilotti.

"Out You Come" by Bill Doherty Osprey, fishing hawk, grabs a trout. Sometimes a bald eagle will steal the fish Osprey has just caught

Have you ever seen a peacock in full flight?  This is our first opportunity for this.  We never imagined that it could be so magnificent -- like a phoenix in fairy tale!!

A rare image of a flying peacock.Wow what a awesome sight.Never seen a flying peacock - I didn't know they could fly!

Resplendent Quetzal, Pharomachrus mocinno, Paraiso Quetzal, Los Santos Forest Reserve, Costa Rica (02/15/13)

Many count Quetzal among the most beautiful and ornate bird species in the Western Hemisphere, and the natives were so awestricken by their striking beauty that they referred to them as "The Rare Jewel Birds of the World." Shared via

Long-tailed Hummer.  Thanks to Costa Rica Easy (FB)

Violet-Tailed Sylph (Aglaiocercus Coelestis) Hummingbird, Heath (Ericaceae), Andes, Ecuador by Michael and Patricia Fogden/Minden Pictures

Wilson's Bird-of-paradise (Cicinnurus respublica) Male.

Wilson's Bird-of-Paradise. Another crazy bird-of-paradise that is easy to recognize with its curly tail feathers and unique coloring. The turquoise crown of the male is actually a patch of bare skin, not feathers,

Pinterest
Search