Oriental Pied Hornbill – female

on 9th October 2017

Oriental Pied Hornbill-5a-Ipoh, Perak, f Malaysia-14th September 2017

“We have a number of visits of Oriental Pied Hornbills (Anthracoceros albirostris convexus) to our urban Ipoh garden. Events that are unexpected and delightful in our lives.

Oriental Pied Hornbill f-3a-Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia-14th September 2017

“Another visit (4th on record, usually August-September) of a female that stopped over to preen in our garden around 5.40-6.00pm in the evening (20 minutes preening).

Oriental Pied Hornbill-1a-Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia-14th September 2017

“I was still at work seeing ill children so my wife, who is not a photographer, took some excellent images with the long lens. Above and below show an unusual underside of face view. 

Oriental Pied Hornbill-6a-Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia-14th September 2017
Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS & Datin Dr Swee-Im Lim
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
14th September 2017

Location: Ipoh City, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Urban residential environment 

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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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