Miscellaneous Bird vocalisation 3

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This is the third of the series on Miscellaneous Bird Vocalisation, collated from past observations by Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS 1. Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus chloropus) – call Chemor, Perak, Malaysia Ex-mining Pools with vegetable & fish farming 7th November … Continued

Nesting of the Little Grebe

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The ex-mining pond near Chemor, in the Malaysian state of Perak is always popular with many water birds. These include herons, egrets, bitterns (especially Purple Heron, Ardea purpurea), Common Moorhens (Gallinula chloropus), and many Lesser Whistling-Ducks (Dendrocygna javanica). Recently, it … Continued

Of marsh harriers and other exotic species

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In an earlier post on Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus), it was mentioned that *Western Marsh Harriers (Circus aeruginosus) and Steppe Eagles (Aquila nipalensis) were seen above the paddy fields in Malaysia where Allan Teo was observing and photographing the moorhens. … Continued

Common Moorhen

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The Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) is a bird of wetlands. It is easily recognised from its red bill and prominent shield against a blackish plumage (above). The juvenile is dark brown and pale below, with an olive bill and without … Continued