Call of the Stripe-throated Bulbul

on 30th December 2011

According to Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS, the Stripe-throated Bulbul (Pycnonotus finlaysoni) is not adequately appreciated both for its beauty and delightful calls. It is fairly common in disturbed or secondary forests. They are often seen in pairs, making a variety of calls. “The commonest is a liquid bubbly one, and although it cannot rival the calls of the Straw-headed Bulbul (P. zeylanicus), it is still a delight to hear… HERE

The images and call were documented in the Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia on 8th December 2011.

The Stripe-throated Bulbul is a resident in Malaysia but not found in Singapore.

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YC Wee

Dr Wee played a significant role as a green advocate in Singapore through his extensive involvement in various organizations and committees: as Secretary and Chairman for the Malayan Nature Society (Singapore Branch), and with the Nature Society (Singapore) as founding President (1978-1995). He has also served in the Nature Reserve Board (1987-1989), Nature Reserves Committee (1990-1996), National Council on the Environment/Singapore Environment Council (1992-1996), Work-Group on Nature Conservation (1992) and Inter-Varsity Council on the Environment (1995-1997). He is Patron of the Singapore Gardening Society and was appointed Honorary Museum Associate of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) in 2012. In 2005, Dr Wee started the Bird Ecology Study Group. With more than 6,000 entries, the website has become a valuable resource consulted by students, birdwatchers and researchers locally and internationally. The views and opinions expressed in this article are his own, and do not represent those of LKCNHM, the National University of Singapore or its affiliated institutions.

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