Yellow Bittern – courtship behaviour

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I had an opportunity to observe part of the courtship ritual of Yellow Bittern (Ixobrychus sinensis) today. In 2012 I had posted an observation about one type of courtship behaviour (Display Type I, Lansdown & Rajanathan 1993); repeated crest-raising displays … Continued

Yellow Bittern – unique posture

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Yellow Bittern (Ixobrychus sinensis) pretending I cannot see it. The pink eggs are from the invasive Apple snails (genus Pomacea); they have spread extensively. Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Location: Malim Nawar Wetlands, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Extensive ex-tin mining … Continued