Slaty-breasted Rail in flight

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RailSlBr-flight [AmarSing] 1

“I was out watching insects about 1 km form my home when I spotted 4 snipe. I changed cameras and when to investigate.

RailSlBr-flight [AmarSing] 2

“For some reason this Slaty-breasted Rail (Gallirallus striatus gularis) gave a loud shriek and flew towards me and into the Imperata cylindrical (lalang) undergrowth.

“Managed some quick images of the bird in flight. I suspect it was nesting.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
29th January 2016

Location: Ipoh City, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Urban environment with some abandoned overgrown properties

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