African Wattled Lapwing

African wattled lapwing - Vanellus senegallus - Also Senegal Wattled Plover - Sub-Saharan Africa - Photo: Chris Krog

The masked lapwing (Vanellus miles), previously known as the masked plover and often called the spur-winged plover or just plover in its native range, is a large, common and conspicuous bird native to Australia, particularly the northern and eastern parts of the continent, and New Zealand. It spends most of its time on the ground searching for food such as insects and worms and has several distinctive calls.

The masked lapwing (Vanellus miles), previously known as the masked plover, is…

Sword-Billed Hummingbird #hummer #bird http://www.flickr.com/photos/27588142@N06/7090619401❤️

Sword-billed Hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) is a species of hummingbird from South America and the sole member of the genus Ensifera. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.

Southern Yellowbilled Hornbill - Tockus leucomelas.  This is a true resident of the southern African bushveld.  In the Kruger Park, they're seen so frequently, they are almost like chickens. The call is a raucus' tok tok tok tok tok tokatokatokatoka'.  Seen. Potograph from the Kruger Park site.

Krugerpark Afrika Wildlife - not a parrot but still interesting

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The Gouldian finch (Erythrura gouldiae), also known as the Lady Gouldian finch, Gould's finch or the rainbow finch, is a colourful passerine bird endemic to Australia.

Interesting color patterns.

Czubik Mały - Hemiprocne comata- our-amazing-world: Whiskered Treeswift Amazing World beautiful amazing

Striped manakin (Machaeropterus regulus)

A Striped Manakin (Machaeropterus regulus) is a small South American species of bird in the Pipridae family. (Photo by Juan Ochoa)

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