Oriental Pied Hornbills raid Dollarbird nest

Bee Choo Strange visited Capella@ Sentosa with her husband on 3 May 2022 and they saw 2 Oriental Pied Hornbills (Anthracoceros albirostris) raiding the nest hole of the Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis). They could not see the nest of the Dollarbird … Continued

Bat Hawk – nictitating membrane

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Post 1. This was a totally unexpected find this morning in our neighbourhood. We had just return from cycling when my wife spotted the Bat Hawk (Macheiramphus alcinus alcinus) in our neighbourhood raptor-snagging-tree. It was unexpected as it was already … Continued

Encounter with a Bat Hawk

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The encounter with a Bat Hawk (Macheiramphus alcinus alcinus) this morning in our neighbourhood was totally unexpected. We had just returned from cycling when my wife spotted the Bat Hawk in our neighbourhood raptor-snagging-tree. It was unexpected as it was … Continued

Dollarbirds

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  There are few sites in the city where it is possible to watch resident Dollarbirds (Eurystomus orientalis orientalis). The images here show an adult in the early morning light.   Dato’ Amar-Singh HSS Dr Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: … Continued

Bat Hawk

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This was a totally unexpected find this morning in our neighbourhood. We had just returned from cycling when my wife spotted the Bat Hawk (Macheiramphus alcinus alcinus) in our neighbourhood raptor-snagging-tree. It was unexpected as it was already 7.50am. I have … Continued