The Bem-te-vi is one of the most popular birds of Brazil and you usually hear them long before you see them. Early in the morning, about sunrise, the Bem-te-vi appears at my balcony.
It is a beautiful little bird characterized with yellow coloring on it’s breast and a white stripe on it’s crown.
It is a typical bird of Latin America , with a geographic distribution that extends from southern Mexico to Argentina. It inhabits all Brazilian regions, and is found in cities, forests and lakes and rivers. It is often found singing on telephone wires, on roofs or bathing in fountains, ponds or public squares. The song the Bem-te-vi sings is very distinct and it almost sound like it sings “Bem-te-vi, Bem-te-vi”
It is a nice alarm clock in the morning…much better than roosters!