Rufous Piculet – immature/juvenile

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PiculetR-jv [AmarSingh} 1

“This immature Rufous Piculet (Sasia abnormis abnormis) landed in front of me in a dark part of the forest, against the light.

PiculetR-jv [AmarSingh} 2

“The legs are already an adult colour with orange-rufous spreading from the head and neck downwards.

PiculetR-jv [AmarSingh} 3

“Possibly female.

PiculetR-jv [AmarSingh} 4

“Was foraging independently.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
16th July 2017

Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Trail along primary jungle

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