Javan Myna– prey for young

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I saw a pair of Javan Mynas (Acridotheres javanicus) with prey for young (nest not seen). Prey was caterpillars and a grasshopper.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Ulu Dedap, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Extensive Rice Growing … Continued

The Papaya Feeders

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A ripe papaya (Carica papaya) is a magnet for many birds to feed on. Among the feeders seen: Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata hodgsoni (below). Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis maculatus (below). Javan Myna Acridotheres javanicus (below). Yellow Vented Bulbul Pycnonotus goiavier … Continued

The Subaraj I knew…

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I am saddened by the passing of Subaraj Rajathurai on 22nd October 2019 at the age of 56. I came to know of him about two decades ago when I was Hon. Secretary of the Malayan Nature Society (Singapore Branch) … Continued