A pair of Black-and-yellow Broadbill

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A pair of Black-and-yellow Broadbill (Eurylaimus ochromalus) was encountered in the mixed secondary and primary forest at Ulu-Kinta, Perak, Malaysia. The male is shown above with its complete black breast-band ring. The female below is recognised by the broken black breast-band … Continued

Banded Woodpecker – pair

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An adult Banded Woodpecker (Chrysophlegma miniaceum malaccense) pair preening and calling out in the early morning. All the calls were given by the female – showing the white speckling on the face (all three images above female). Note also greenish-bronze … Continued

Banded Bay Cuckoo – adult

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An adult in Banded Bay Cuckoo (Cacomantis sonneratii malayanus) seen in the early morning at the forest fringe. I was surprised it was not calling out as many birds I have seen over the years call in mornings 8-10am (below). … Continued

The elusive Chestnut-winged Cuckoo

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For large birds the Chestnut-winged Cuckoo (Clamator coromandus) is not easy to spot. This one seen as it was chased by a Pied Fantail. Other birds seem to recognise parasitic birds, even if migrants.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, … Continued