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I saw this little gem in the Wambaw Swamp Wilderness this morning - a Prothonotary Warbler.   A properly colorful warbler.

 

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I'm sorta resurrecting this old old thread to put in some photos of pittas.  @offshorebirder had asked me in his joint TR with inyathi to put up some photos of the pittas we had seen in Southeast

I thought it would be nice to have a thread for those gems of the forest that can be hard to spot! Here's a black crowned pitta from Borneo, Olympus E-5 50-200 lens with 1.4 converter.   P3274476 a

Half-collared Kingfisher   Morgan's Bay, December 2019  

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Coppersmith Barbet

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wow that coppersmith shot is stunning. 

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since this thread was revived, i'll share a pair of Red-headed Trogons, Frasers Hill, April 2019

 

Female: 

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male: wasn't very co-operative!

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offshorebirder
21 hours ago, Kitsafari said:

wow that coppersmith shot is stunning. 

 

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