Chestnut-bellied rock thrush: A bird has a blue diamond color

In the early spring, the wild fruits attract many birds to fill their belly. The chestnut-bellied rock thrush (Monticola rufiventris) is a small bird in the family of Muscicapidae. The male birds are easy to recognize due to their conspicuous blue head and back and their vivid orange chest and abdomen. The female birds are less "fancy," with an olive-brown back and spotted chest.

(All photos: Great barbet enjoys berries in Liupanshui, Guizhou Province, China, February 10, 2021. /Xing Shengwei)

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