Black-eared Shrike-Babbler – social group

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I had an extended opportunity to watch a social group of Black-eared Shrike-Babblers (Pteruthius melanotis tahanensis) forage together. Although usually encountered as solitary birds, they are occasionally seen as family or social units. There were 2 adult males, 2 adult females and 2 juveniles in this social group.

An adult male.

An adult female.

A juvenile.

Another juvenile.

Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Location: 1,700m ASL,Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia

Habitat: Trail through primary jungle

Date: 6th August 2020

Equipment: Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR, handheld with Rode VideoMic Pro Plus Shotgun Microphone


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