Tiger Shrike – foot disease

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“I noticed that in the vast majority of instances, even when perched on different branches, that the Tiger Shrike (Lanius tigrinus) I posted yesterday favours the left foot, keeping the right tucked away (above). “I at first though it was … Continued

Birds that eat cockroaches…

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In January 2016, Aviculturist Lee Chiu San wrote on birds eating large cockroaches, based on aviculture and not observations from the wild as follows LINK: “The feeding of cockroaches to aviary birds is something that should only be done by … Continued

Tiger Shrike at seeding bamboo

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“The Tiger Shrike (Lanius tigrinus) was also seen at the seeding bamboo thicket often but food source uncertain. I suspect just a convenient perch or attracted by presence of many other birds. “First winter bird.” Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS Ipoh, … Continued

Tiger Shrike casting a pellet

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Johnny Wee’s images of a Tiger Shrike (Lanius tigrinus) casting a pellet capture the process from start to finish. As the shrike widens its gape as if to vomit, its tongue is exposed (above). Immediately after, the first sign of … Continued