Snipe camouflage

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“Love the snipe camouflage. This Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago) allowed a close approach, possibly thought I could not see it. Manged some images and did not flush/disturb it.” Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia 2nd March 2014 Location: Malim … Continued

Pied Fantail

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“This is one of two resident Pied Fantails (Rhipidura javanica longicauda) and one of our frequent joys every day. “Friendly birds that allow close observations and love to bathe in our bird bath. “We call this the ‘Fu Manchu’ look.” … Continued

Dollarbird’s bill

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“A close up of one of the Dollarbirds showing a feature I had not fully appreciated. “As Wells (1999) says bill ‘bright orange-red, upper mandible with terminal nail black’ in adults. An earlier post on its call HERE. Dato’ Dr … Continued

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