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The Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) is the best-known species of the juncos, a genus of small grayish American sparrows. This bird is common across much of temperate North America and in summer ranges far into the Arctic. It is a very variable species, much like the related Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca), and its systematics is still not completely untangled.

Himalayan Bluetail (Tarsiger rufilatus). A small bird of forests in the Himalayas. photo: Somchai Kanchanasut.

The Silvereye - Zosterops lateralis, is a small bird with a conspicuous ring of white feathers around the eye, and belong to a group of birds known as white-eyes.