Oriental Magpie Robin – odd song

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The songs and calls of the Oriental Magpie Robin (Copsychus saularis musicus) are varied and wide. Over the years I have tried to understand their meaning as I watch them in our garden. Occasion we get ‘unusual’ birds that sing … Continued

Blyth’s Paradise-Flycatcher

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Spotted a female Blyth’s Paradise-Flycatcher (Terpsiphone affinis affin) that was part of a lowland mixed foraging party (bird wave). The other birds in the mixed foraging party were: Olive-winged Bulbul Pycnonotus plumosus, Red-eyed Bulbul Pycnonotus brunneus, Cream-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus simplex … Continued

Miscellaneous images of birds

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Black-browed Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus bistrigiceps) Location: Perak, Malaysia; Habitat: Wetlands, Padi Fields Date: 3rd December 2019 Ashy Minivet (Pericrocotus divaricatus) female Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Trail at edge of primary jungle Date: 23rd January 2020 Orange-bellied … Continued

Ashy Minivet

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Ashy Minivets (Pericrocotus divaricatus) are generally found in wild urban gardens as well as along trails at the edge of primary jungle. Occasionally they are garden visitors during the migratory period. Post 1. Female bird along a trail at the … Continued

A flock of Ashy Minivets…

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While birdwatching in the forest in January 2021, I encountered a small flock of Ashy Minivets (Pericrocotus divaricatus) consisting of 7 birds, of which 2 were adult males and the rest females or first year birds. Some of these birds … Continued

Banded Broadbill

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I observed this single Banded Broadbill (Eurylaimus javanicus pallidus) as part of a mixed foraging party. Most sources do not state its participation in bird waves excect for Wells (2007) who quotes one source to affirm this. The other birds … Continued