Black Bittern’s strange behaviour

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Jeremiah Loei’s video clip of a Black Bittern’s (Ixobrychus flavicollis) peculiar movements reminds him of a sort of hunting dance. This was documented at Baker Street, Singapore On seeing the video, Subaraj Rajathurai commented: “Wow! Never seen that before! Best … Continued

Little Heron – juvenile

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“A recently fledged juvenile Little Heron (Butorides striata javanica) that was being fed fish by two adults.” Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia 10th May 2017 Location: Tambun, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Secondary growth, ex-mining pools, fish farming near … Continued

Little Heron calling

posted in: Heron-Egret-Bittern, Vocalisation | 1

“There is this Little Heron (Butorides striata) who lives in my urban neighbourhood and occasionally visits my garden. Was out for a short walk in the neighbourhood and it was very agreeable to being approached. My wife and I watched … Continued

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