Peaceful Dove mating

posted in: Courtship-Mating, Pigeon-Dove | 1

Walad Jamaludin a.k.a. walj has done it again. His earlier post was on the Collared Kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris) mating. This time he photographed a pair of Peaceful Dove (Geopelia striata) mating. As usual, the act was rapid but he managed … Continued

Blue-throated Bee-eater casting pellet

posted in: Bee-eaters, Pellets | 4

Jason Cho a.k.a jcho photographed a Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis) in the act of casting a pellet. The pellet is made up of undigested insect exoskeleton compacted in the gizzard and regurgitated some time after feeding. An earlier post describe … Continued

Flowerpecker’s nest

posted in: Nests | 0

“While at Kota Tinggi, Malaysia, my friends and I came across this female flowerpecker (most likely the Orange-bellied Flowerpecker) in her nest. It was really an architectural master piece. It was small – not larger than my palm, and was … Continued

Nesting of the Mangrove Pitta

posted in: Nesting | 18

“A pair of Mangrove Pittas (Pitta megarhyncha) has just made their nest next to the car park of Air Hitam Dalam Recreational Forest in Penang. The nest was discovered back in early May of this year and is located near … Continued

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