Hey, Up There 37 – Our Best Photos Up To The Week Ending 08/14/2021!

The Indian golden oriole (Oriolus kundoo)

The Indian golden oriole, as its name suggests this bird is found on the Indian subcontinent. It is a species of oriole once considered to be a subspecies of the Eurasian golden oriole. however, it now has full species status.

The long-tailed tit or long-tailed bushtit (Aegithalos caudatus)

The long-tailed tit or long-tailed bushtit is a common bird found throughout Europe and the Palearctic.

The white-browed tit-warbler (Leptopoecile sophiae)

The banded kingfisher (Lacedo pulchella)

The banded kingfisher is a tree kingfisher and the only member of the genus Lacedo. 20 cm long, the banded kingfisher has a sturdy red bill and a short crest which is slowly raised and lowered at will.

The pink robin (Petroica rodinogaster)

The pink robin is a small passerine bird that many people living in Australia are unaware of. Many know the relatively common red-breasted Robin, so when they are lucky enough to see a Pink Robin, the little ball of joy brings a smile to their face.

The barred eagle-owl (Bubo sumatranus)

The barred eagle-owl also called the Malay eagle-owl, is a species of eagle owl in the Strigidae family.

The chestnut-breasted mannikin (Lonchura castaneothorax)

The chestnut-breasted mannikin is also known as the chestnut-breasted munia or bully bird. A small brown-backed bird with a black face, heavy bill, and greyish crown and nape.

The acorn woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus)

The acorn woodpecker has a brownish-black head, back, wings and tail. He also has a white forehead, throat, belly, and rump. He tops his look off by wearing a bright red cap that starts on his forehead. But it is his white neck, throat, and forehead which are the main identifiers.

The pin-tailed manakin (Ilicura militaris)

The pin-tailed manakin is a suboscine species of bird within the manakin family, Pipridae. This species is endemic to the Eastern coast of Brazil within the humid Atlantic Forest, and its range extends from the State of Bahia to the State of Rio Grande Do Sul.

The orange-bellied leafbird (Chloropsis hardwickii)

The orange-bellied leafbird is a bird native to the central and eastern Himalayas, Yunnan, and northern parts of Southeast Asia. Strangely enough, Orange-bellied Leafbirds were named for their orange bellies.

The imperial shag or imperial cormorant (Leucocarbo atriceps)

The imperial shag or imperial cormorant is a black and white cormorant native to southern South America, primarily in rocky coastal regions, but locally also at large inland lakes.

The three-wattled bellbird (Procnias tricarunculatus

The three-wattled bellbird has a white head, neck, and breast, while the rest of his body is a reddish-brown color. As mentioned he has three wattles dangling from his beak, which continue to grow throughout his life.