Status of the Bali Starling

posted in: Conservation, Species | 3

Dr Eric Tan a.k.a. MountainMan photographed the Bali Starling (Leucopsar rothschildi) at the Telok Brumbun, Bali Barat National Park, Bali, Indonesia on 23rd January 2010. The Bali Starling is a critically endangered species endemic to Bali. When it was discovered … Continued

Long-tailed Sibia feeding on fruits

posted in: Feeding-plants | 1

Long-tailed Sibia (Heterophasia picaoides wrayi) is a resident of Peninsular Malaysia’s montane forests, becoming uncommon about 1,200m and below. A generalist, it eats animal prey, especially swarming termites and fruits like figs and berries. Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS was at … Continued

Orange-breasted Trogon mating

posted in: Courtship-Mating | 5

A female Orange-breasted Trogon (Harpactes oreskios) was quietly perching on a branch when she was alerted by the call of a male nearby. Also nearby was a tailless male trogon. The female trogon suddenly flew to perch on a clear … Continued

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