Golden Babbler – song

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An earlier account describes the short song of attractive Golden Babbler (Stachyridopsis chrysaea chrysops)  as well as provides the sonogram and waveform of the HERE. This post captures more images of the singing babbler, especially the posture it takes when … Continued

Zappey’s Flycatcher

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The lack of a glossy black on throat, breast, ear-coverts and lores of this male supports Zappey’s Flycatcher (Cyanoptila cumatilis) over the Blue-and-white Flycatcher (Cyanoptila cyanomelana) (no contrast between these areas). For more information see:  Paul J. Leader & Geoff … Continued

Fluffy-backed Tit Babbler – call 2

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I came across a pair of Fluffy-backed Tit Babbler (Macronus ptilosus ptilosus) calling in the early morning. Sexing in the field is not possible, although the female is said to be ‘smaller size’ (Wells 2007). However, it is well recognised … Continued