Little Pied Flycatcher’s call

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Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS was at 1,600m ASL in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia on 27th January 2010 when he encountered a Little Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula westermanni westermanni). “This male alerted me to his presence in dense primary jungle by a repetitive … Continued

Observations on the Streaked Wren Babbler

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Way back on 2nd September 2008, Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS had an encounter with at least three Streaked Wren Babbler (Napothera brevicaudata leucosticte) (above left) feeding together with three or four Grey-Throated Babbler (Stachyris nigriceps davisoni) (above right). The location … Continued

Green Junglefowl

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Dr Eric Tan a.k.a. MountainMan photographed the Green Junglefowl (Gallus varius) at the Bali Barat National Park in Bali, Indonesia on 22nd January 2010. This handsome junglefowl is confined to Java and the neighbouring islands of Lesser Sundas E to … Continued

Nests of the Yellow-vented Bulbul

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In August 2008 Lena Chow reported a pair of Yellow-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus goiavier) incorporating a large piece of toilet paper into their nest. Well, the bulbul pair are at it again. This time around, the pair is using “more tissue … Continued

Courtship feeding in Asian Koel

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Samson Tan of manta’s experience… had the good fortune to photograph the courtship feeding of the Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopacea). This seldom-witnessed feeding occurred at the Singapore Botanic Gardens on 16th February 2010 (left). Asian Koels are extremely shy birds, … Continued

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