Dark-necked Tailorbird in NE Borneo

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The least common of the tailorbirds in Borneo is the Dark-necked Tailorbird (Orthotomus atrogularis humphreysi). “Saw a very confident male on the trail in primary forest. “In north-east Borneo is quite different from O. a. atrogularis that occurs in Peninsular … Continued

Call of the Plaintive Cuckoo

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Sunny Lwee’s video clip shows a male Plaintive Cuckoo (Cacomantis merulinus) making its mournful territorial call of “phi phi phi phi phi-pipipiˆ (Robson, 2008). Plaintive Cuckoo (Cacomantis merulinus) is an uncommon resident parasitising the nests of Ashy Tailorbirds (Orthotomus ruficeps) … Continued

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