A dead Hooded Pitta

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We came home from lunch today to find, sadly, a dead adult Hooded Pitta (Pitta sordida cucullata) in the garden; possibly died in the past 1-2 hours. One eye had an old injury and looked blind, which may have accounted … Continued

Dollarbirds

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  There are few sites in the city where it is possible to watch resident Dollarbirds (Eurystomus orientalis orientalis). The images here show an adult in the early morning light.   Dato’ Amar-Singh HSS Dr Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: … Continued

Cattle Egret – plumage

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Over the years I have observed Cattle Egrets (Bubulcus ibis coromandus) in non-breeding plumage around the November to February period. Breeding plumage is seen from March onwards, especially in April when I have observed them breeding locally. Today I saw … Continued