The trogon is the national bird of Cuba on account of its plumage being the same colour as the Cuban flag. I spotted it in woods near Trinidad in 2017 and although the picture is pretty blurry, I was nethertheless pleased to capture it before it flew off.
In 2004 we ventured to South Africa and made for the Western Cape. Whilst walking amongst the colorful fynbos we came across this fella way past it’s bedtime.
I spotted this bird during our 2018 trip to the amazing waterfalls. It seemed to be saying, “What are you looking at?”
I noticed this bird on a patch of grass opposite the Colon Theatre in Buenos Aires. Despite the heavy traffic it seemed to be perfectly at home.
Continuing my series of birds that I have seen onb my travels. I took this shot in June 2016 from my hotel balcony. I was actually looking at the majestic Matterhorn when this beauty caught my eye. I am not sure what is is – any ideas? Look out for the Matterhorn tomorrow.
If I had more time on my hands I could see myself becoming a ‘twitcher’, the unofficial name for a birdwatcher. I love our feathered friends, so thought I would dedicate Thursdays to sharing a picture of birds that I have spotted on my travels. Sometimes birds pop up in the most unexpected of places. […]