For today I chose the Black-crowned Palm-Tanager, a frequent visitor to my yard here in Haiti. They are such pretty and distinctive birds, and they were some of the first I learned to identify from my bird book by James Bond. In Haiti they are called Katje (four-eyes) because those white spots on their heads look like extra eyes.
I wrote a haiku, and I'm following it with some links to where you can see more photos, plus a video of how to draw these birds and the Hispaniolan Lizard-Cuckoo. The video is in Spanish with English subtitles. And, bonus: it includes some lovely footage of Hispaniola at the beginning.
Photo Source: eBird.com
Bouncing branch to branch
Green and black and white, hopping:
Where there’s one, there’s two