Wild Birds

Ed Szupel: Bird / Wildlife Photographer and Author

Ed Szupel: Bird / Wildlife Photographer and Author

Ed’s articles:


Ed’s images are published on these pages:

Others below …

Ducks / Geese

Wood Duck or Carolina Duck (Aix sponsa)

Egyptian Geese (Alopochen aegyptiacus) – Featured

Hooded Mergansers (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Snow Geese (Chen caerulescens)

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)


Ruby-throated Hummingbird Migration

Owls / Nighthawks

Great Horned Owls (Bubo virginianus)

Eurasian Eagle Owls (Bubo bubo)

Little Owls (Athene noctua)

Barred Owls (Strix varia)

Common Potoos (Nyctibius griseus) – also known as Grey Potoos, Lesser Potoos or Poor-me-ones



Northern Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis)


Winter Wrens (Troglodytidae troglodytidae)


American White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)


American Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica)

Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola)


Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)

Great White Pelicans (Pelecanus onocrotalus)


Killdeers (Charadrius vociferus)

Finches / Sparrows

American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis)

Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)

White-crowned Sparrows (Zonotrichia leucophrys)



Cassowaries (genus Casuarius)

Carolina Wrens (Thryothorus ludovicianus)

Limpkins (Aramus guarauna)

Ostrich (Struthio camelus)

Hartlaub’s Bustard (Lissotis hartlaubii)

Lilac-breasted Rollers aka Lilac-throated Rollers

Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana)

Oxpeckers (genus Buphagus)

Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea)

Senegal Wattled Plover – also known as African Wattled Lapwing (Vanellus senegallus)

Yellow-throated Sandgrouse (Pterocles gutturalis)

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Gordon Ramel

Gordon is an ecologist with two degrees from Exeter University. He's also a teacher, a poet and the owner of 1,152 books. Oh - and he wrote this website.

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