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Buff-breasted Babbler – nesting

on 13th June 2015

“I spotted this adult Buff-breasted Babbler (Pellorneum tickelli tickelli) collecting nesting material from a very high branch (12-14 meters up).

“I was fortunate as I was on a slope and the forest ‘below’ me, so we were almost at eye level. It pulled many stands of [bryophytes, possibly liverworts] …

“…until it had a large beak full. It then zipped into the forest and I could not follow.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
22nd April 2015

Location: 1,600m ASL, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
Habitat: A trial along primary montane forest

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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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