Orange-bellied Flowerpecker – male

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I spotted this pair of Orange-bellied Flowerpeckers (Dicaeum trigonostigma trigonostigma) because they were fluttering extensively to try and get at some item from a tree (prey or item not seen). They both looked very agitated, lifted wings and breast feathers … Continued

Red-bearded Bee-eater – calls

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These are the hoarse calls of the Red-bearded Bee-eater (Nyctyornis amictus). Often described as “kar kar kah kah ka”, but with much variation (Wells 1999). HBW (2019) says “A fast, descending series of 5–10 hoarse notes….” My recording had 11 … Continued

Blyth’s Paradise-Flycatcher

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Spotted a female Blyth’s Paradise-Flycatcher (Terpsiphone affinis affin) that was part of a lowland mixed foraging party (bird wave). The other birds in the mixed foraging party were: Olive-winged Bulbul Pycnonotus plumosus, Red-eyed Bulbul Pycnonotus brunneus, Cream-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus simplex … Continued

Miscellaneous images of birds

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Black-browed Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus bistrigiceps) Location: Perak, Malaysia; Habitat: Wetlands, Padi Fields Date: 3rd December 2019 Ashy Minivet (Pericrocotus divaricatus) female Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Trail at edge of primary jungle Date: 23rd January 2020 Orange-bellied … Continued