"Winter Cardinals on Goldenrod" by Larry Zach ~~ Cardinals are active songbirds and sing a variety of different melodies. Unlike many songbirds, both male and female cardinals sing, and the female often vocalizes with song from her nest.
Wire-crested Thorntail, (Discosura popelairii) is a hummingbird which occurs in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. This species is one of the smallest birds on Earth, with a mature weight of around g oz). Photo by Gavin Emmons.