"Grey Peacock Pheasant," by Peter Stubbs, via Flickr -- "Polyplectron bicalcaratum" -- Click through to the photostream for more shots of this gorgeous bird, with feathers furled and unfurled, plus with and without the hen.
As you can tell by the title, this is the 5th post on birds--not counting a couple entries about specific species. Each time I publish a bird post I am sure I must have exhausted all the most spectacular bird species and photographs. Once again I find more to share. I hope you enjoy and at the end, if you don't want to stop, you can follow th
Spectacular technical skill displayed here. Great bokeh and rich colors. too many would make the mistake of photographing from the light side when exposing for the shadows gives the wings such beautiful highlights. Beautiful birds on the wing feasting on red berries!
I ❤ birds . . . Striped Manakin (male) - Machaeropterus regulus. Striped Manakin is an inconspicuous South American bird of forest understory; it apparently does not have much of a display, & its song is quiet and easily overlooked. The male has a red crown and nape, olive upperparts & whitish underparts with brownish streaks.
Much like the previous option 'A Little Bird' I like the mix of classic bold font and more script type font. Please play with these two as before. A big no no for me is the changing of a font of size, style or boldness in a single line.