Two subspecies of Coppersmith Barbet

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Coppersmith Barbet (Megalaima haemacephala) is found from the Indian subcontinent except the north-west, Sri Lanka, SW Yunnan, Sumatra, Java, Bali and the Philippines. Nine subspecies of barbets are recognised. These can be divided into two basic groups. Subspceies celestinoi, delica, … Continued

Asian Koel in courtship mode?

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“The Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopacea) must be thriving as it is now quite a common bird in Singapore. Their presence is usually given away – not by sight, but from hearing their unmistakable, prominent calls. The male’s plumage appeared to … Continued

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