Large-tailed Nightjar – courtship calls

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The Large-tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus macrurus bimaculatus) that initially lived in our immediate neighbourhood and, for the past 2 years, has lived in our garden, is probably the bird we have watched the most. Apart from frequent daytime observations, we also … Continued

Velvet-fronted Nuthatch – male

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An image of the male Velvet-fronted Nuthatch (Sitta frontalis saturatior)…  Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Trail along primary jungle Date: 17th January 2020 Equipment: Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with … Continued

White-headed Munia – flock

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Was heartening to see a flock of 80-100 White-headed Munia (Lonchura maja maja) at one site in the city. The ratio of adult to juveniles in the flock was 3:2.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Ipoh, … Continued

Wood Sandpiper – swimming

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The Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) is known to be a good swimmer.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Wetlands, Padi Fields Date: 3rd December 2019 Equipment: Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Nikon AF-S … Continued

Brown-throated Sunbird  – nectar source

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A pair of Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis malacensis) was feeding on the nectar of a local Syzigium (Jambu) tree. Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Urban city environment Date: 28th March 2018 Equipment: Nikon D500 … Continued