silvery kingfisher (alcedo argentata) is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family that is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitats are ...
Garmed Pitta Wong Pittidae Habitat: lowland forest to a height of 300 meters, the state bird endemic to Thailand. Meet the south.
This is the only barely-acceptable shot I got of this rare species. It's very sensitive and even the click of the camera can scare it away.
Indigo-banded Kingfisher, Alcedo cyanopecta. November 2011, Mt. Makiling, Laguna, Luzon, Philippines
After breakfast and since we still have time to kill before Chito would pick us up, my wife and I agreed to try to get some photos of the Chestnut Munia ...
Silvery Kingfisher, Alcedo argentata. January 2011, PICOP Forest, Surigao del Sur, Mindanao, Philippines
Rufous-Backed Kingfisher (Ceyx rufidorsa) found in tropical lowland forests of India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines
Featured Philippine Birds. Blue-capped Wood Kingfisher (Hombron's Kingfisher) by Nicky Icarangal JR/www.
After two weeks of birding in the Philippines, it was time to head to the last island of the trip, Mindanao. Before my early morning flight to Cagayan de ...
Blue-Capped Wood-Kingfisher, a Philippine and Mindanao Endemic. In my 3 trips to Bislig, this is the only time that I saw this species.
Shy look Philippine Eagle Owl ! We meet again love! I'd often wondered if the pair recognises me from seeing me often? They are very smart birds ...
At around 5 pm, the driver came to pick us up. We had an early dinner and retired back to our cottage shortly after. The cool mountain air felt so ...
If you recall the Spotted Wood-Kingfisher from the previous post, you will know that the Philippines boasts some truly stunning kingfishers.
Philippine Falconet, the smallest and cutest raptor in the Philippines ( photo actually from Davao).
Silvery Kingfisher, a Philippine Endemic 50D, 400mm, 1/20, f/5.6, iso800, manual exposure, with 2X TC and tripod support, under the rains
Then came the goodbyes. And the promise to return. The Silvery kingfisher better be there when we do.
Silvery Kingfisher, ssp. flumenicola. The purple wash to the underparts separate this race from the nominate race further south in Mindanao.
The bright green tones of the male, with a very bright red tail, with elongated central tail feathers.
I assume there has been done a good job on the factsheet with the available information. In the field things look different though.
Philippine Serpent Eagle. Whooa eye contact! We had gotten to the park at mid morning and since it was too late to go river birding, my plan was to bird the ...
Fire-breasted Flowerpecker, Dicaeum ignipectus. September 2010 & January 2011, Mt. Kitanglad, Bukidnon, Philippines
The sensational STEERE'S (AZURE-BREASTED) PITTA - a dazzling Philippine endemic, one of 3 pitta species seen very well on the tour.
Philippine Nightjar. The first of this species I've seen perched, though they call near my house on a nightly basis.
After a much-needed nap, we headed out again for birding in the late afternoon, Kevin and I to a trail through the woods I knew had some decent birds.
Surfbirds Birding Trip Report: Philippines - 4th - 26th March 2007 (Luzon, Mindanao, & Palawan) - A 'Tropical Birding' custom tour
When I least expect any good photo of this heart breaker! I've seen this bird 4 times but not any good photos !
Poor dead Philippine Pitta!! It was found by guards on duty at church grounds and since the guard noticed bird watchers and photographers frequenting the ...
Not exactly my best try at night bird photography as I was concentrating on getting my birder a good view with a torch on the owl, ...
Philippine Cockatoos are sexually dimorphic. This means that male and femals have physical differences.
The stunning, ever reliable SILVERY KINGFISHER, that typically put on a good show beside its regular haunt, a murky roadside pond at PICOP.