Passerida Photo Albums II

The second of two album pages provide links to galleries that display images of Passerida that belong to order Passeriformes, Taxonomic Classification note which photographed in various natural habitats. A gallery in each photo album features portraits of individual species that may include male, female, juvenile or immature birds. Also for some species, supplementary galleries show behaviours such as hunting, nesting, feeding, and mating.

Basal Passeroidea

Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja) Male at Singapore Botanic Gardens

These small bird species inhabit most vegetated areas in tropical regions of the Old-World including forests, mangroves and gardens.


Red Fody (Foudia madagascariensis) Male on ground in the Seychelles

These oscines occupy a variety of habitats including woodland, forest, marshes and gardens. Waxbills are small short-billed oscines while Weavers are small to medium-sized birds that have slender to heavy-set bills.

Violaceous Euphonia (Euphonia violacea rodwayi) Male perched at Asa Wright Nature Centre in Trinidad

These families are small to very-small oscines that generally prefer habitat where small seeds and insects are plentiful, especially in the breeding season.

Passerida Taxonomy

Yellowhammer (Emberiza citronella) near the Hooker Valley Track in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park

Old World buntings and American sparrows are small birds, while New World blackbirds are medium to medium-large. They populate a wide range of terrestrial habitats.

Purple Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes caeruleus) Female perched at Asa Wright Nature Reserve in Trinidad

Tanagers and cardinals are tiny to very-small oscines that populate a wide range of terrestrial New World habitats. Darwin's Finches are small to large birds found only in the Galapagos Islands.

Passerida Taxonomy

The Passerida Photo Albums I webpage outlines the higher-level classification for the Passerida photo albums.