Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker (Prionochilus percussus) collecting spider webs for nest construction

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I was at the Kledang Saiong Forest Reserve on 30th January 2023 when I spotted this female Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker (Prionochilus percussus) collecting spider webs for nest construction. It was not looking for spider prey. It would extend the body forward, open … Continued

Avifauna Memoirs of Dover Forest East: Successful Breeding of Oriental Pied Hornbill in 2022

This maiden post by Chng Eng Keong and his wife Michelle, who go by the name Birds Bond, is the product of months of field observations, videography, research and video processing.  They have presented their documentation in a summarised and … Continued

Atypical Nest Locations of the Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker (Dicaeum cruentatum ignitum)

The Scarlet-backed Flowerpeckers (Dicaeum cruentatum ignitum) usually build nests that are located 6-9 meters above the ground, suspended from the terminal twig of a branch; often hidden or covered above with leaves (Cheke & Mann 2001; Wells 2007). Often trees … Continued