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Passeriformes

 

Timalidae

  Blue-crowned Laughingthrush (Dryonastes courtoisi)
  White-crested Laughingthrush (Garrulax leucolophus)
 

Cotingidae

  Andean cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus)
  Spangled Cotinga (Cotinga cayana)
 

Corvidae

  Red-billed blue magpie (Urocissa erythrorhyncha)
  Azure-winged magpie (Cyanopica cyana)
  Plush-crested Jay (Cyanocorax chrysops)
  Green Jay (Cyanocorax yncas)
 

Artamidae

  White-breasted Woodswallow (Artamus leucorynchus)
 

Paradisaeidae

  Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise (Paradisaea raggiana)
  Superb Bird-of-Paradise (Lophorina superba)
 

Meliphagidae

  Blue-faced Honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis)
 

Pittidae

  Hooded Pitta (Pitta sordida)

 

Irenidae

  Fairy Bluebird (Irena puella)
 

Icteridae

  Crested Oropendola (Psarocolius decumanus)
 

Leiotrichidae

  Chinese Hwamei (Garrulax canorus)
  Scarlet-faced Liocichla (Liocichla ripponi)
  Red-billed Leiothrix (Leiothrix lutea)
 

Muscicapidae

  Snowy-headed Robin-chat (Cossypha niveicapilla)
  White-rumped Shama Thrush (Copsychus malabaricus)
  Chestnut-backed Thrush (Geokichla dohertyi)
 

Sturnidae

  Bali Mynah (Leucopsar rothschildii)
  Gold-crested Mynah (Ampeliceps coronatus)
  Gold-breasted starling (Cosmopsarus regius)
  Emerald Starling (Lamprotornis iris)
  Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus)
  Metallic Starling (Aplonis metallica)
  Violet-backed Starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster)
    Violet-backed Starling Nest Box Designs
 

Thraupidae

  Silver-beaked Tanager (Ramphocelus carbo)
  Paradise Tanager (Tangara chilensis)
  Red-capped Cardinal (Paroaria gularis)
  Red-crested Cardinal (Paroaria coronata)
  Blue-grey Tanager (Thraupis episcopus)
  Saffron Finch (Sicalis flaveola)
 

Ploceidae

  Taveta Golden Weaver (Ploceus castaneiceps)
  White-headed buffalo weaver (Dinemellia dinemelli)
 

Estrilididae

  Java Sparrow (Lonchura oryzivora)
 

Fringillidae

  Violaceous Euphonia (Euphonia violacea)

Apodiformes

   

Coliiformes

   

Caprimulgiformes

  Tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides)

Trogoniformes

  Green-backed Trogon (Trogon viridis)