Familiarising with this Bat Hawk

posted in: birds, Raptors | 0

Slowly getting to know this Bat Hawk’s (Macheiramphus alcinus alcinus) routine and behaviour. It will constantly look around, possibly for prey; did not attack passing swifts. No calls heard. Some preening in video (using Nikon P900) of perched behaviour at 7.30am … Continued

Sightings of Black-and-crimson Oriole

posted in: birds, Miscellaneous | 0

I saw adult female Black-and-crimson Oriole (Oriolus consanguineus malayanus) three times on this trip, which was unusual, twice as a participant of a mixed foraging party (bird wave) with Chestnut-capped Laughingthrushs (Garrulax mitratus), Common Green Magpies (Cissa chinensis) and other … Continued

Blyth’s Hawk-eagle

posted in: birds, Raptors | 0

Was cleaning out my old, unprocessed images and spotted this Blyth’s Hawk-eagle (Spizaetus alboniger) seen in the lowlands with prey. Generally prefers montane habitat.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Edge of … Continued

Black-winged Flycatcher-shrike

posted in: birds | 0

Less common to see Black-winged Flycatcher-shrike (Hemipus hirundinaceus) in recent years and considered near-threatened in Peninsular Malaysia (Handbook of the BIrds of the World Alive 2020).   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, … Continued