Tiger Shrike takes a moth

posted in: Feeding-invertebrates | 1

Choo Teik Ju photographed a juvenile Tiger Shrike (Lanius tigrinus) catching a moth at Bukit Tinggi, Pahang, Malaysia sometime in March 2009. Tiger Shrikes eat large insects like beetles, carpenter bees and large grasshoppers. They also eat small birds and … Continued

Red-legged Crake hit by a car

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“I was at Tyersall Road in April 2009 when I noticed a car ran over what I thought was a Javan Myna (Acridotheres javanicus)… near the entrance/exit bay of the Ginger Garden. I saw the poor bird struggled from afar, … Continued

Common Flameback’s strange death

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KC Tsang was walking along his favourite forest patch on the morning of 17th April 2009 when he noticed a female Common Flameback (Dinopium javanense) perching dead still (left top). To him it was a strange sight as woodpeckers are … Continued

Buff-rumped Woodpecker foraging

posted in: Feeding strategy | 0

This Buff-rumped Woodpecker (Meiglyptes tristis) was photographed by Dr. Redzlan Abdul Rahman at Bukit Tinggi in Peninsular Malaysia. The woodpecker was pecking at a termite nest high up on a dead tree. Apparently it caught an insect, vaguely seen in … Continued

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