Non-Passerine Landbirds

Non-Passerines Landbirds Photographed in their Natural Habitat

This album page provides links to galleries that feature images of Non-Passerine Landbirds that occupy various land habitats. Each primary gallery displays adult portraits of individual species and juvenile/immature birds when I’ve been able to photograph them. For dimorphic species I’ve included both male and female subjects that I’ve photographed. For some species, a second gallery or additional webpage supplements this album page to features behaviours such as, hunting, nesting, feeding or mating.

Landbird Photo Albums

Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus girrenera) perched at Cape Gloucester in Queensland

Raptor families occupy a variety of habitats in most regions of the world. They are carnivores that include both diurnal and nocturnal hunters and scavengers.

Immature White-bellied Sea-eagle about to strike Adult Grey-headed Fish-eagle at Dairy Farm Nature Parks Singapore Quarry

Photo essays of birds of prey displaying hunting, scavenging and feeding behaviours and action photographs including flying and soaring.

Stork-Billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis) at Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve in Singapore

Kingfishers are cosmopolitan birds that have a wide range of habitats including forests and woodlands. Featured Old World bee-eater and roller families inhabit open and wooded areas, respectively.

Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis) hunting at Punggol Point in Singapore

Photo essays and action photographs of kingfishers and their allies displaying hunting and feeding behaviour.

White-chested Emerald Hummingbird (Amazilia brevirostris chionopectus) perched in Trinidad

New World birds that occupy a wide range of habitats. The galleries feature Caribbean species, but their range extends to tropical South American.

Coppersmith Barbet (Psilopogon haemacephalus indicus) at tree nest hole at Chinees Garden in Singapore

Main habitat is forest and woodlands. Distribution of Asian barbets is Indomalaya; woodpeckers are global (except Australasia) and trogons pantropical (although also absent from Australasia).

Malay Hawk-cuckoo (Hierococcyx fugax) perched at Bidadari Cemetery Woodland in Singapore

Cuckoos are cosmopolitan birds that mainly inhabit forest and woodlands. The gallery features species from Indomalaya, Australasia and Neotropic regions of the world.