Green-billed Malkoha

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“Green-billed Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus tristis longicaudatus) foraging in a thicket for insects and caterpillars. “Key differentiating features from the similar Black-bellied Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus diardi diardi) are: “1. Tail length: Green-billed has a longer 1:1.5 times body-tail length; Black-bellied has a tail … Continued

Brown Shrike – first winter

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“A 1st winter Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus) that tried to intimidate me. “Too bright colored. L. c. superciliosus?” (According to Erritzoe et al. (2007), ‘first winter’ refers to a juvenile bird that has a partial post-juvenile moult.) Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh … Continued

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