Black-headed Bulbul collecting nesting material

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A Black-headed Bulbul (Pycnonotus atriceps caecilii) was observed collecting nesting material by Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS on 9th February 2010. The location was the Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia The adult bulbul was collecting nesting material, hovering in … Continued

Asian Koel in confrontation

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On numerous occasions Lena Chow observed two male Asian Koels (Eudynamys scolopacea) in a “standoff” – eyeballing each other for long periods, and making soft “wook wook” calls, unlike their usual loud “ko-el” calls. On one occasion she saw three … Continued

Oriental Pied Hornbill in moult

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GCSpyder’s study of the Oriental Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris) flying over Singapore’s Changi Village shows the wear and tear of the tail feather as well as the moulting of the flight feathers. An undamaged feather has the barbs firmly attached … Continued

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