Cyornis is a genus of passerine birds in the Muscicapidae family of Old World flycatchers. This genus contains 25 presently known species, including several previously classified as Rhinomyias. It is found in southern Asia, from the Indian subcontinent to Southeast Asia, including the Philippines and Indonesia. The plumage of most Cyornis flycatchers is sexually dimorphic, […]
Luscinia svecica – Passeriformes – Muscicapidae – not an easy bird to see nor photograph. These pictures were taken in Spain in the region of Lerida. These lovely birds remain there year round where in France they nest only along the Atlantic coast.Here is a young male presenting a white spot in its blue “bib”. […]
In my garden, there is…
In my garden, there is… “Robin” who dances for his public, meaning me! He is happy, he has a human admirer! OK, I wanted to dream on but no, it’s just a Blue tit who made him jump!
Black Redstart female
Phoenicurus ochruros – Passeriformes – Muscicapidae She swallowed this larva as is, no frying like it’s done in Africa with the Mopani worms, served in some restaurants… I haven’t tried them, although my son has assured me the “delicacy” is a real treat! LOL! Hey, if you consider that “froggies” eat snails… Rouge-Queue femelle Avalée […]