Glossy Swiftlets nesting in the city

posted in: Nesting, Swifts-Swallows | 1

“Posting some nesting Glossy Swiftlets (Collocalia esculenta cyanoptila) but want to start with a disclosure. “I dislike using flash in bird photography but in this instance after trying a variety of camera modes, used flash to document the nesting. I … Continued

Balding mynas

posted in: Feathers-maintenance | 10

“From the close-up images of the Javan Myna’s head (left top), it could be seen that this bird had lost quite a large patch of its feathers. Areas around its forehead, crown, neck, nape, chin and throat were affected. However, … Continued

Milky Stork sunning

posted in: Feathers-maintenance | 3

Chris Lee’s a.k.a. chrisle023 image of a Milky Stork (Mycteria cinerea) was photographed in November 2009 at Singapore’s Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. The status of these storks are debateable – either vagrant or escapee, as they were introduced by the … Continued

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