Birds

  • Aspergillosis In Birds And Mammals

    Aspergillosis

    Aspergillosis can be caused by a variety of species of fungi belonging to the genus . These fungi thrive in moist, warm organic matter such as soil, grains, straw and silage. Aspergillosis…

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  • Close up Image of Chestnut-mandibled Toucans

    Chestnut-mandibled Toucans

    The Chestnut-mandibled Toucans or Swainson€™s Toucans (Ramphastos swainsonii) are the second largest Toucans in the world – being only slightly smaller than the Toco Toucans (Ramphastos toco). Their most obvious…

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  • Grey-breasted Mountain-toucans on a Tree

    Grey-breasted Mountain-toucans

    The Grey-breasted Mountain-toucans (Andigena hypoglauca) is a toucan found in humid highland forests in the Andes of southern Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Two subspecies have been identified – the nominate…

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  • Toucan Eating Seeds Toucans Diet

    Toucans Diet

    A Toucans natural diet consists primarily of a wide range of different fruits; thus they play an extremely important ecological role as vectors for seed dispersal of fruiting trees. Toucans…

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  • Indigo Buntings Perched on a Tree Branch

    Indigo Buntings

    The Indigo Buntings (Passerina cyanea) – also known as Indigo Bird or Indigo Painted Finch – is a small North American finch-like bird. The breeding male can easily be identified…

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  • Parakeet Auklets Floating on a Water

    Parakeet Auklets

    The Parakeet Auklets (Aethia psittacula) is a small seabird of the North `Pacific. It used to be placed on its own in the genus Cyclorrhynchus (Kaup, 1829) but recent morphological and…

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  • Three Scaly-breasted Munias on a Tree Branch

    Munias

    The Munias, Mannikins and Silverbills (Genus: Lonchura) are finches that occur in the Old World tropics. The most variety can be found in open habitats in southern Asia from India…

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