Stints in flight

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Some Stints (Calidris subminuta) seen in flight seen at the Malim Nawar wetlands. 2 different types of Stints in the image. Possibilities: Little, Red-necked, Temminck’s, Long-toed Stints Not Temminck’s from plumage Darker birds with narrower white wing stripes are Long-toed … Continued

Zitting Cisticola’s dance

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An adult male Zitting Cisticola (Cisticola juncidis malaya) who was doing his territorial, aerial ‘dance’ (nesting). I just happened to be at the right spot when he came down.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Ipoh, … Continued

Verditer Flycatcher – sexes

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Male. Images of the Verditer Flycatcher (Eumyias thalassinus thalassoides) – three females and one male. Female. Female. Female.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: ~1,700m ASL, Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia Habitat: Road running through primary montane … Continued

Green-backed Flycatcher – song/calls

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I had an extended opportunity to observe two male Green-backed Flycatcher (Ficedula elisae) today. I won’t get into the taxonomy of the narcissus flycatcher complex but want to share the vocalisation of this bird. Hsiao (Mu-Chi Hsiao, Cheng-Lin Li. 2017. A … Continued