It’s there, honestly, that neon blue swish in the centre of the photo is the elusive kingfisher. There is a river below and if anyone is interested the tree is a cherry.
Seagulls in full flight; they look so comfortable and composed when they are flying, not a care in the world.
A kiwi bird is rare enough, but a white one is quite something.
A stunning white riverbird caught against the steely blue water, the little egret is one of the most accomplished river fishing birds.
Two of the signs that springtime is around the corner: the stork bird and the magnolia blossom.
These are Whooper swans, enjoying the last ice of the winter.
As far as I know the hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards.
- Fun and Amazing Facts about Hummingbirds (brighthub.com)
The dodo is extinct and nothing is going to bring it back. But the original drawings are now thought to be slightly inaccurate, and it is even thought that the artist never saw a dodo, and instead drew the picture based on hearsay.
Recently scientists and illustrators worked together to make a picture that they believe more accurately shows us what this strange bird really looked like.
The snow of winter has come early in Europe.
One of the best known images of winter, which can be seen on so many Christmas cards is that of the robin bird.
- Fewer robins will be keeping gardeners company this winter (telegraph.co.uk)
It’s a bit different from the common kingfisher which darts up and down the river opposite my house, but it is equally bright and colourful
My favourite bird is the kingfisher. I have been told that it is a very unusual animal, it cannot walk!
This bird is one of the symbols of the USA, the bald eagle.