Great Crested Grebe

The Crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus is widely distributed and is found in much of the Palearctic, a number of places in Africa, mainly in southern and eastern Africa, in Australia and New Zealand





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Asian Koel

The Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) is a member of the cuckoo order of birds. It is found in the Indian Subcontinent, China, and Southeast Asia.



Bateleur Eagle

The bateleur eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus) is endemic to Africa and small parts of Arabia. "Bateleur" is French for "Street Performer".



Bateleur Eagle bird painting by Artmagenta
Bateleur Eagle

Great Blue Heron


The great blue heron (Ardea herodias) is a large heron,common over most of North America and Central America as well as the Caribbean and the Galápagos Islands. It is a rare vagrant to Europe.








Great blue heron Z0108

Blue Tit

The blue tit ( Parus caeruleus) occurs in large parts of Europe and western Asia.





blue tit bird painting by Artmagenta
Blue tit


Long-tailed Duck

Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) nests in  Iceland, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Novaya Zemlya, Russia, Greenland, Canada and Alaska.









Long-tailed Duck bird painting by Artmagenta
Long-tailed Duck

Many-colored rush tyrant

The many-colored rush tyrant (Tachuris rubrigastra) is a small passerine bird of South America belonging to the tyrant flycatcher family.







Violet-green Swallow

The violet-green swallow (Tachycineta thalassina) is distributed along the west coast from Alaska to Mexico, extending as far east as Montana and Texas.