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

Maroon Woodpecker – calls

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“The Maroon Woodpecker (Blythipicus rubiginosus) is not often seen. Spotted one twice today but fairly high up in the canopy. above is an image, possibly female (below). “Managed to record calls which are described as a sharp ‘kik’ or ‘kik-ik’ … Continued

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