PASSERINES

PASSERINES

A passerine is any bird of the order Passeriformes, which includes more than half of all bird species.
A notable feature of passerines compared to other orders of Aves is the arrangement of their toes, three pointing forward and one back, which facilitates perching.
 
Sometimes known as perching birds or, less accurately, as songbirds, the passerines form one of the most diverse terrestrial vertebrate orders, with over 5,000 identified species.
 

ASHY STARLING

The ashy starling (Lamprotornis unicolor) is a species of starling found in Kenya and Tanzania.

COMMON STARLING

The Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris), it has a glossy black plumage which is speckled with white at some times of year.

EUROPEAN GOLDFINCH

The European goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), is a small passerine bird in the finch family that is native to Europe, North Africa and western Asia.

GOULDIAN FINCH

Gouldian finches (Erythrura gouldiae) are also commonly referred to as rainbow finches or simply Goulds. They are among the most brilliantly colored birds in existence.

JAVA SPARROW

The Java Sparrow, (Padda oryzivora), is a resident breeding bird in Java, Bali and Bawean in Indonesia.

RED-AND-YELLOW BARBET

The red-and-yellow barbet (Trachyphonus erythrocephalus) is a species of African barbet found in eastern Africa. Males have distinctive black (spotted white), red, and yellow plumage

SONG THRUSH

The Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos) is a thrush that breeds across much of Eurasia. It has brown upperparts and black-spotted cream underparts

SUPERB STARLING

The Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus), It can commonly be found in East Africa. Adults have black heads and iridescent blue-to-green back

ZEBRA FINCH

The Zebra Finch, (Taeniopygia guttata), is the most common and familiar estrildid finch of Central Australia.

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