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The ferruginous duck, also ferruginous pochard (Aythya nyroca) is a medium-sized diving duck from Eurasia. The species is known colloquially by birders as “fudge duck”.  Their breeding habitat is marshes and lakes with a metre or more water depth. These ducks breed in southern and eastern Europe and southern and western Asia. They are somewhat migratory, and winter farther south and into north Africa.  The adult male is a rich chestnut colour with a darker back and a yellow eye.

The ferruginous duck, also ferruginous pochard (Aythya nyroca) is a medium-sized diving duck from Eurasia. The species is known colloquially by birders as “fudge duck”. Their breeding habitat is marshes and lakes with a metre or more water depth. These ducks breed in southern and eastern Europe and southern and western Asia. They are somewhat migratory, and winter farther south and into north Africa. The adult male is a rich chestnut colour with a darker back and a yellow eye.

Red-billed Leiothrix - The red-billed leiothrix is a member of the Leiothrichidae family, and is native to the Indian subcontinent. Adults have bright red bills and a dull yellow ring around their eyes. Wikipedia

Red-billed Leiothrix - The red-billed leiothrix is a member of the Leiothrichidae family, and is native to the Indian subcontinent. Adults have bright red bills and a dull yellow ring around their eyes. Wikipedia

This is a good example of balance because the visual weight is completely on the bird. It is asymmetrical. The bird is on the left more than right leaving space in the piece.

Yellow wagtail open edition print by moulton 5 x 7 inch

This is a good example of balance because the visual weight is completely on the bird. It is asymmetrical. The bird is on the left more than right leaving space in the piece.

What looks to me like a mixture of nuthatch and titmouse with a yellow wash is actually a Stripe Throated Yuhina (Yuhina gularis), a member of the the white-eye family, Zosteropidae. It is an Asian bird, found in the "mid-Himalayas to central China, Yunnan, western Myanmar, Northeast India, Laos and Vietnam ‍and also in Bangladesh." [quote from Wikipedia]

What looks to me like a mixture of nuthatch and titmouse with a yellow wash is actually a Stripe Throated Yuhina (Yuhina gularis), a member of the the white-eye family, Zosteropidae. It is an Asian bird, found in the "mid-Himalayas to central China, Yunnan, western Myanmar, Northeast India, Laos and Vietnam ‍and also in Bangladesh." [quote from Wikipedia]

BirdPhotographers.Net - I't Ain't Just Birds! - BirdPhotographers.Net

BirdPhotographers.Net - I't Ain't Just Birds! - BirdPhotographers.Net

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