This blog has photographs of birds and other animals taken by a birder and amateur photographer. Also includedo are other photos taken on our trips, such as people, landscapes, cityscapes, nature, museums, etc.
We have included photos from the following countries:
- United States
- Costa Rica
- New Zealand
Thursday, December 6, 2018
OLIVE-BACKED EUPHONIA FEEDING ON ARACEA, PALENQUE MAYAN RUINS, CHIAPAS,MEXICO, 11/9/2018
We can ID this finch as an Olive-backed Euphonia as follows:
Thick, stubby bill
Reddish belly and vent
Because of the lighting and reflection from the red flowers the colors on this bird can be deceptive. Our Birding Guide did ID this bird as a Olive-backed Euphonia, as did Merlin Bird Photo app.
The Olive-backed Euphonia is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 830.