Archive for 'Fringillidae'

Dark-breasted rosefinch (Procarduelis nipalensis)

A beautiful high-elevation dweller, seen here around the Tungnath temple during the full moon of April 2018. The winters are harsh here, but on the last day of April the landscape is full of alpine flowers and warm sunshine. It blends well in the landscape and is hard to spot when still on the ground. […]

Chestnut-bellied Euphonia (Euphonia pectoralis)

One of several species of birds seen in the garden of Hotel do Ype. This is the male, and the only photo I got of it. Altitude: 1021 metres. It sounds like this: Aperture: ƒ/7.1 Camera: NIKON D4 Focal length: 500mm ISO: 1000 Shutter speed: 1/250 s