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

Zappey’s Flycatcher 

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The lack of a glossy black on throat, breast, ear-coverts and lores of this male supports Zappey’s Flycatcher (Cyanoptila cumatilis) over the Blue-and-white Flycatcher (Cyanoptila cyanomelana) (no contrast between these areas). For more information see: Paul J. Leader & Geoff … Continued

Purple Swamphen – images

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Images of Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio viridis) at different locations and different times: In flight – at the outskirts of Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia (above). Habitat: Wetlands Date: 13th January 2019 Among vegetation (above). Habitat: Ex-mining pools and fruit farming next to … Continued