Nesting of Little Heron

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Mark Chua came across the nest of the Little Heron (Butorides striatus) in July 2006, built about 10 metres up in a tree. There were actually three nests around, of which only one had two chicks in it. An adult … Continued

Asian Koel swallowing palm fruit

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An earlier post reported the Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopacea) swallowing the fruits of the Alexandra Palm (Archontophoenix alexandrae), to subsequently regurgitate the seeds. Now, Kevin Lam of Nature Spies has managed to document the stages of the bird swallowing the … Continued

Flocking of Long-tailed Broadbill

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During the last weekend of November 2007 at Peninsular Malaysia’s Fraser’s Hill, Pamela Lim was witness to an exciting phenomenon involving the flocking of “hundreds” of Long-tailed Broadbills (Psarisomus dalhousiae). The video posted in You Tube by Tee Lian Huat … Continued

Common Ravens at play

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Corvids (crows, ravens, jays, nutcrackers and magpies) exhibit the most complex play behaviour. The Common Ravens (Corvus corax), the largest of the corvids, exhibit play catching, flight play, bathing play, vocal play, hanging, games, allospecific interactions, sliding and snow-romping. As … Continued

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