Peregrine Falcon – call

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Our resident Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus ernesti) was sighted high on an electrical tower near the nesting site. We have a number or breeding pairs at various limestone hills around the city. I think this is an adult male but … Continued

Stork-billed Kingfisher harassed

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This Stork-billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis malaccensiswas) was harassed by a White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis perpulchra) who interrupted it’s dive for fish and also chased it away. Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Location: Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Wetlands, Padi Fields … Continued

Yellow-bellied Prinia  – warning calls

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Apart from the delightful song that Yellow-bellied Prinias (Prinia flaviventris rafflesithese) make, they have a variety of calls which include a warning call that sounds like a cat mewing. Wells (2007) describes it as “cheeair”, Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive … Continued