This beautiful irridescent blue swallow can be seen swooping over the grassy hill country of the Drakensberg foothills. A ground hole nester, which comes to the region to breed, it is highlly endangered through loss of habitat to commercial forrestry.   mm

This beautiful irridescent blue swallow can be seen swooping over the grassy hill country of the Drakensberg foothills. A ground hole nester, which comes to the region to breed, it is highlly endangered through loss of habitat to commercial forrestry.

Bahama Swallow

The Bahama Swallow is threatened by logging and planned development. Very little is understood about the natural history of this rare species, which is entirely restricted to The Bahamas.

Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher

Denis island hosts four of the most endangered and unique birds of Seychelles: Seychelles magpie robin, Seychelles paradise flycatcher, Seychelles.

Silver-backed Butcherbird

The Silver-backed Butcherbird (Cracticus argenteus) is a small, shrike-like bird. It is a part-time predator but insects are also taken. It feeds on small lizards such as skinks and mice along with small birds that it snares and plucks out of the sky.

Yellow-billed Blue Magpie - Source: Rajiv Lather

Crows, Jays, Ravens - The Corvidae Family - Some Clever Birds

Cedar Waxwing: Habitat: Backyards, parks and open woodlands. Diet: Fruit, tree sap, flower petals and insects. Backyard Favorites: Berry-producing trees and shrubs like mountain ash, firethorn, highbush cranberry and mulberry.

Cedar Waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) are mostly brown, gray, and yellow birds named for their wax-like wing tips. (Photo by Conrad Tan).

Rufous-vented Tit, Periparus rubidiventris, Paridae family, an Asian songbird

Rufous-vented Tit, Periparus rubidiventris, Paridae family, an Asian songbird

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