Humming bird nest - Where we lived salmon berry bushes grew abundantly and the hummingbirds loved making nests in them. Such a delight to be able to show my young children their nests with the small little eggs or baby birds in them!
Striped Manakin (male) - Machaeropterus regulus The Striped Manakin, Machaeropterus regulus (Passeriformes - Pipridae) is an inconspicuous South American bird of forest understory; it apparently does not have much of a display, and its song is quiet.
The whiskered auklet (Aethia pygmaea) is a small seabird of the auk family. It has a more restricted range than other members of its genus, Aethia, living only around the Aleutian Islands and on some islands off Siberia.
Contrast occurs between the bright colors of the bird and the neutral background colors. It also occurs between the focus on the bird and the blur of the background. Lilac Breasted Roller in flight (by Joseph Mak on