Gnat larvae forming tubes

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I was examining some rain water in a plastic container that flowed from my roof top. At the bottom of the container were rod-like accumulations of blackish dirt (above). Draining most of the water, I collected the blackish remains into … Continued

Oriental Darter in Perak, Malaysia

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“I have intentionally kept the sighting dates and location of this bird vague as I want to reduce harassment of rare birds. “The Oriental Darter (Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster) is currently a vagrant to Peninsular Malaysia and seen very infrequently. “It … Continued

Long-toed Stint

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“Scatted number of Long-toed Stints (Calidris subminuta) over a large part of this in-land wetlands area. One small flock I saw was 12 birds but total number must exceed 25. Some birds were very patient and cooperative for images (above, … Continued

Oriental Pratincole – flock

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“Large numbers of Oriental Pratincoles (Glareola maldivarum) rooting and nesting at this wetlands site with flocks in excess of 250 birds.” Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia 24th October 2017 Location: Malim Nawar, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Ex-mining pools, fish … Continued

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