Killdeer
Charadrius vociferus

Houston, Texas, United States, 2014

A few of these little guys have started frequenting the pond near my office. Still, they’re quite shy and it’s hard to get good shots.

Purple Honeycreeper
Cyanerpes caeruleus

Vienna, Austria, 2013
Tiergarten Schönbrunn

Common Chaffinch
Fringilla coelebs

Turangi, New Zealand, 2011

Mute Swan
Cygnus olor

Zürich, Switzerland, 2013

New Zealand Fur Seal
Arctocephalus forsteri

Kaikoura, New Zealand, 2011

Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis

South Padre Island, Texas, United States, 2006

I cannot take credit for these photos, as they were taken by a friend of mine. I’m posting these here on his behalf.

Alpenrose?
Rhododendron ferrugineum

Heidelberg, Germany, 2013

New Zealand Scaup, Black Teal, or Pāpango
Aythya novaeseelandiae

Turangi, New Zealand, 2011

Black-winged Lovebird
Agapornis taranta

Vienna, Austria, 2013
Tiergarten Schönbrunn

Black Vulture
Coragyps atratus

Houston, Texas, 2014