Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

Common Kingfisher, Alcedo atthis, kingfisher, bird, bavaria, munich, germany

Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

I took this photo of a¬†Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) last winter in one of Munich’s parks, not that far from where I live. This kingfisher had set up a winter territory along a small stream which mostly remained unfrozen.

Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus)

Andean Cock-of-the-rock, Rupicola peruvianus, cotinga, bird, ecuador

Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus)

I took this photo of an Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus) at a lek near Mindo, on the west slope of the Andes in Ecuador.