Yellow Bittern foraging

BitternY [AmarSingh] 1

“Yellow Bittern (Ixobrychus sinensis) foraging in Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), using it as a floating platform to get fish prey in the gaps (above, below).

BitternY [AmarSingh] 2

“Saw 3 episodes in a few minutes. Video show the intensity of the activity but sadly no prey in clip.

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
2nd June 2017

Location: Tambun, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Secondary growth near limestone hills and ex-mining pools (fish farming)

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