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

Grey-headed Lapwing 

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Grey-headed Lapwings (Vanellus cinereus) have shown increased migratory numbers to the peninsular over the past two decades. I saw at least 9 today at this site and all looked like adults, but Hayman et al. (1986) state that juveniles are … Continued