North Borneo’s best kept avian passage: Part 2

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This is the continuation of the earlier Part 1 account of North Borneo’s Best Kept Avian Passage. The image above of the Oriental Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris) in flight, viewed from below, is a prelude of the many avial delights … Continued

The 2006 Gotong Royong Bird Race: The results

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Hi Everyone, Just a follow-up note to say that the post-bird race gathering was held last night and everything was made official through the announcement of results by the Arbitrator. The gathering was a low-key affair in comparison to previous … Continued

Landing a Brahminy Kite in the Andaman

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Stephen Lau and his fishing buddies were in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands some four years ago. This is a great fishing safari destination and they were there to fish. But instead of the large sea water fish, they landed … Continued

Poaching of Straw-headed Bulbul

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The following account and images were received on 9th September 2006 from some nature lovers who wish to remain anonymous: “We met two poachers at Mandai yesterday morning. They were using a live decoy of a caged Straw-headed Bulbul (Pycnonotus … Continued

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