Chivalry lost in Eden

posted in: Miscellaneous, Sunbirds | 0

“It was a hot afternoon in Chaaya Village, Habarana, Sri Lanka, I was walking around the lovely garden with my equipment hoping to catch something. Being so hot I decided to cool my face with some water from the tap, … Continued

Nest of the Zitting Cisticola

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“I have long searched for the nest of the Zitting Cisticola (Cisticola juncidis malaya). On Saturday [29th May 2010], by chance, found one less than 600 meters from my home. This is a large field of Imperata cylindrical grass (awaiting … Continued

A bat caught in a mist net

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Jeffery a.k.a. jkc was photographing birds in a forest in Malaysia when he stumbled across a large expanse of netting. “…I saw something like a spider web and it was huge…”, wrote Jeffery. Then he saw something moving and shaking … Continued

Oriental Magpie-robin catching lizards

posted in: Feeding chicks | 4

“The Oriental Magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis) is a delightful song bird which could sing melodiously in loud, clear notes. It is listed as an uncommon resident in Singapore. However, I believe that their numbers are increasing as can be seen in … Continued

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