Passerine Expression

Bird pose: Three toes forward, two toes back, head to the right :-D
Bird pose: Three toes forward, two toes back, head to the right 😀

More than half of all bird species are known as Passerine birds, or quite self-explanatorily, Perching birds.
As exemplified by this bird, their toe arrangement (three pointing forward and one back) facilitates perching, thus the name.

Birds

The challenge now lies in identifying the bird species captured here. Any Ornithologists?

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9 thoughts on “Passerine Expression”

  1. Great shot, nice name..’Yellow-billed Shrike’… Reminds me of your documentary on the ‘white-necked rockfowl’ … Did I get the name right?

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