Had only a brief opportunity to walk about today and spotted two migratory cuckoos. The Chestnut-winged Cuckoo (Clamator coromandus) is quite common but very shy for a cuckoo; so most times we just get a glimpse in flight. We have had it visit our garden for a number of years, especially when there are many caterpillars – its favourite food. Today I saw it snatch caterpillars off tall vegetation and branches by flying from a perch.
Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr)
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Urban city environment
Date: 28th March 2018
Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD, handheld with Rode VideoMic Pro Plus Shotgun Microphone