Hey, Up There – All Of Our Best Photos Up To The Week Ending

Here you will find the best bird pictures of this week! Rivoli’s hummingbird (Eugenes fulgens), is a large hummingbird. It was usually considered the only member of the genus Eugenes and is also called the magnificent hummingbird.  The orange-breasted bunting (Passerina leclancherii), is a species of passerine bird in the Cardinalidae family. Around 5 inches in length the adult male has a pale green crown, turquoise blue nape, and upperparts, which are often tinged with green, and a turquoise tail.  The saddle-billed stork, or saddlebill (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis), is a large wading bird in the stork Ciconiidae family.  The ocellated antbird (Phaenostictus mcleannani), is a species of antbird in the Thamnophilidae family.  The Himalayan cutia (Cutia nipalensis), is a bird species in the Leiothrichidae family.  The superb fruit dove (Ptilinopus superbus), also known as the purple-crowned fruit dove (leading to easy confusion with the purple-capped fruit dove), is a medium-sized, colorful fruit-dove in the Columbidae family.  The bearded reedling (Panurus biarmicus), is a small, sexually dimorphic reed-bed passerine bird.  The Brazilian Tanager (Ramphocelus bresilius), is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. A sexually dimorphic bird measuring around 7.1 inches in length weighing in at 0.99 – 1.25 oz.  The Eurasian hoopoe (Upupa epops), is the most widespread species of the genus Upupa, native to Europe, Asia, and the northern half of Africa.  The hooded pitta (Pitta sordida), is a passerine bird in the Pittidae family. This bird’s head is topped with a chestnut crown atop a body covered in emerald green with pale blue patches on its shoulders.  The African paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone viridis), is a medium-sized passerine bird.  The sedge wren (Cistothorus stellaris), is a small and secretive passerine bird in the Troglodytidae family.