Winter birds

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Taiwan Whistling Thrush(台灣紫嘯鶇)

Its body length of 30 cm, plumage color is dark blue, the sun will be reflected in the blue-purple sheen, they are called glass birds,Today, suddenly found traces of it in the courtyard between the woods, it sounds very special, like a child whistling.

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Red-bellied Thrush(赤腹鶇)  liked in the open woods, it often appears alone, I found it, it was eating grass on earth worms, it is not too afraid of people and very easy to get the winter birds, the birds often when it is stationary shake tail, it look very special.

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Blue Rock Thrush

藍磯鶇,英文名:Blue Rock Thrush,學名:Monticola solitarius,
台灣可見到兩個亞種,一為普遍的「栗腹藍磯鶇」,一為稀有迷鳥「藍腹藍磯鶇」,
栗腹藍磯鶇為普遍之冬候鳥,也有極少數個體成為留鳥,通常單獨活動,在平地至中海拔之空曠地帶可見,停棲時會站在岩石、木樁或其他突出物上,尤其喜歡停在建築物屋頂角落瞭望,因此別名又叫:厝角鳥(台語)。

停棲時姿態挺直,且常會上下擺動尾羽,並不時轉動頭部四處張望,
偶爾會快速開合嘴喙,或是瞇起眼睛,模樣相當可愛。

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Pale Thrush(白腹鶇)

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Taiwan Whistling Thrush(台灣紫嘯鶇)

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Japanese White-eye in the cherry tree(綠繡眼)

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Taiwan Whistling Thrush(台灣紫嘯鶇)

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Red-bellied Thrush(赤腹鶇)

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