There was a short, tense standoffish between the Blue-Faced Honeyeater (left) and Pied Butcherbird (right) on this branch. No feathers were ruffled and they both left with dignity intact. This was a small part of a larger battle over this single perch that went on for over five minutes, with Pied Currawongs and Noisy Miners also involved - over what I have no idea, but it was fun to watch and photograph.
Northern Hawk Owls have been tough to come by this winter (as in I've seen none) so I'm pulling from the archives here. This owl was an unexpected find on the Icefields Parkway at the Columbia Icefield a few years ago.
The Brazilian Tanager's (Ramphocelus bresilius) bright red color is like a ball of fire flying through the forest. They are nearly endemic to Brazil's coastal Atlantic Rainforest.
A cor vermelha brilhante do tiê-sangue (Ramphocelus bresilius) é como uma bola de fogo voando pela floresta. São quase endemicos da Mata Atlântica costeira do Brasil.