Raffles’s Malkoha – calls

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“Came across another nesting pair of Raffles’s Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus chlorophaeus) and documented their ‘mournful’ calls. Above shows a male foraging. “Wells (1999) & Robson (2002) describes them as ‘kiaow’ and ‘kiau’ respectively. Payne & Kirwan in HBW (2017) states ‘a … Continued

Sultan Tit – calls

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“Was delighted to meet up again with the less commonly seen Sultant Tit (Melanochlora sultanea flavocristata). “This bird was very vocal while feeding on animal prey (e.g. exploring cocoons in curled leaves). I suspect it is looking for a mate. … Continued

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