Mugimaki Flycatcher feeding on figs

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I was pleasantly surprised to see this Mugimaki Flycatcher (Ficedula mugimaki) today. Wells (2007) notes that the latest dates for return passage is 22nd April. HBW (2109) states latest dates for return are April for Peninsula Malaysia but mid-May for … Continued

Flashing of the Stork-billed Kingfisher

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This Stork-billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis malaccensis) flashed me when I approached too close.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Outskirts of Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Wetlands, ex-mining pools Date: 28th January 2019 Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR … Continued

Fiery Minivet foraging

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Saw a small social group of 3 Fiery Minivets (Pericrocotus igneus igneus), one male (both images above male) and two females (both images below female), foraging for animal prey very high up in the crown of a Rain Tree (Samanea … Continued

Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker – calls

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I watched a male Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker (Dicaeum cruentatum ignitum) for an extended period and recorded some calls. Special Note: Since I used a directional mike, these calls can be heard quite clearly when played-back on the camera. They also play … Continued