Short-tailed Babbler – call

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BabblerST [AmaeSingh] 1

“I saw a pair of this near threatened Short-tailed Babbler (Trichastoma malaccense poliogene) that were calling to each other on the canopy floor.

BabblerST [AmaeSingh] 2

“They were in a dried up bed of a stream, hidden in the undergrowth.

BabblerST [AmaeSingh] 3

“Images were challenging but views were reasonable.

“I was focused on watching and was slow at recording calls. Only managed to record one type of call (below) which Phillipps (2014) describes as ‘fit-zweet’.

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
1st May 2016

Location: Rain-forest Discovery Center, Sepilok, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
Habitat: Interior of forest reserve, thick canopy

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