Three Buff-vented Bulbuls 

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I observed 3 Buff-vented Bulbuls (Iole crypta) feeding on two types of berries (plant IDs not known). I am not sure why one bird had the crest raised (3 images below); there was no apparent danger I could see. Amar-Singh … Continued

Chestnut-breasted Malkoha – male

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  A pair of Chestnut-breasted Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus curvirostris singularis) foraging for animal prey – the female has orange-yellow iris.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Secondary growth adjacent to limestone outcroppings Date: 10th December 2020 Equipment: Nikon D500 … Continued

Spotted Dove – egg

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During this Covid 19 lockdown period we had noticed a pair of Pink-necked Green Pigeons building a nest in the garden; I observed the male a number of times bringing nesting material to the female. It was a precarious location … Continued

Little Ringed Plover

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Most likely this is a Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius curonicus), other subspecies very rare in region. It is moving from a breeding to a non-breeding plumage.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Location: Malim Nawar, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: … Continued

Milky Stork 

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Some left over observation from wetlands at the Johore coast, Malaysia and Sungei Buloh, Singapore. I saw quite a number of Milky Stork (Mycteria cinerea) at both locations. The above is a Milky Stork from Johore, Malaysia. The above is … Continued