Raptor migration over Malaysia

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On 23rd March 2007 Pamela Lim experienced a private “raptor watch” of mainly Oriental Honey- buzzards (Pernis ptilorhyncus) and Black Bazas (Aviceda leuphotes) right outside her bedroom window (left). In the three years she stayed in her present apartment in … Continued

Go, going, gone – My habitat

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The founding of Penang Island in the late 18th Century by Sir Francis Light marked the beginning of 171 years of British rule in Malaya. Province Wellesley on the mainland, named after Lord Wellesley, has always been made to feel … Continued

Beginning of a new breeding season…

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February must be the beginning of a new breeding season. In and around my garden, I can see birds busy collecting nesting materials. The Asian Glossy Starlings (Aplonis panayensis) are arriving at the ceram palm to harvest palm frond fibres. … Continued