Arthur Grosset's Birds
Araripe Manakin, Chapada do Araripe, Ceará, Brazil, October 2008 - click to access this species' page This is a collection of, mainly, bird photographs although there are some other animals included. Most of these photos are from South America, Europe, Australia, Africa and Bhutan. I have attached some notes on each bird wherever possible.


18th January 2020:
New species today are: The Endangered Grey-bellied Comet and the Many-spotted Hummingbird while there are new photos for Crowned Woodnymph, Fork-tailed Woodnymph and Striped Cuckoo.

11th January 2020:
Peru and Ecuador are exceptionally good places for tanagers so new species today are: Rufous-throated Tanager, Yellow-bellied Tanager, Golden-naped Tanager, Grey-and-gold Tanager, Silver-backed Tanager, Golden-hooded Tanager, Masked Tanager, Blue-and-black Tanager, Saffron-crowned Tanager, Flame-faced Tanager, Turquoise Tanager and Opal-rumped Tanager. In addition there are new photos for Spotted Tanager, Blue-necked Tanager, Beryl-spangled Tanager, Bay-headed Tanager, Golden Tanager and Paradise Tanager.

1st January 2020:
New species today are: Chinchipe Spinetail, Dusky Spinetail, Dark-breasted Spinetail and Common Tapeti while there are new photos for White-collared Swift and White-lined Tanager.

29th December 2019:
Back from an excellent trip to Ecuador with Dušan Brinkhuizen and Rockjumper Birding Tours. I have just catalogued over 2,000 photos and will be posting these over the next few months.

New species today are: Oilbird, Parrot-billed Seedeater, Drab Seedeater and Blue-capped Tanager while there are more photos for Lesser Goldfinch.

18th October 2019:
New species today are: Madgascar Flufftail, Rufous Vanga, Jelski's Chat-tyrant, White-capped Tanager and Sulphur-throated Finch, while there are new photos for Hottentot Teal, American Comb Duck, Burrowing Owl, Saffron Finch and Serin.

11th October 2019:
New species today are: Madagascar Rail, Great Sapphirewing, Andean Cock-of-the-rock, Tumbes Sparrow, Great-tailed Grackle, Streaked Saltator and Huallaga Tanager while there are new photos for Golden-billed Saltator, Pied Avocet and Red-billed Chough.

6th October 2019:
New species today are: Allen's Gallinule, Madagascar Harrier-hawk, Cordilleran Parakeet, Mitred Parakeet, Red-masked Parakeet, Streaked Tuftedcheek, Cactus Canastero, Grey-and-white Tyrannulet, Drab Hemispingus and Collared Warbling-finch while there are new photos for Tropical Gnatcatcher and Crested Oropendola.

3rd October 2019:
New species today are: Glossy Ibis, Grey Plover, White-capped Parrot, Lulu's Tody-flycatcher, Nelicourvi Weaver and Sakalava Weaver while there are new photos for Eurasian Golden Plover and Hepatic Tanager.

I hope that you will enjoy this site.

I will be adding to it for the foreseeable future so please revisit at regular intervals.

I would also be very interested in comments about the birds, the photos and the web site. Please e-mail me at arthur(at)

Last updated on 18th January 2020.

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