Oriental Darter in Perak, Malaysia

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DarterOr [AmarSingh]

“I have intentionally kept the sighting dates and location of this bird vague as I want to reduce harassment of rare birds.

DarterOr [AmarSingh]

“The Oriental Darter (Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster) is currently a vagrant to Peninsular Malaysia and seen very infrequently.

DarterOr [AmarSingh]

“It is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List. I have seen two birds recently in my region.

DarterOr [AmarSingh]

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
November-December 2017

Location: Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Wetlands

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