Thick-billed Green-Pigeon

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Saw three Thick-billed Green-Pigeons (Treron curvirostra curvirostra) in the very early morning under dark skies on a dead tree; 2 males and 1 female. Some images of the males (all 3 images shown here). It had rained in the early … Continued

An odd looking Brown Shrike

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I saw this odd Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus) today that had no tail to speak of. Either moulting but more likely lost in some traumatic event.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Wetlands, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: … Continued

Streaked Wren-babbler

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I spotted a pair of Streaked Wren-babblers (Napothera brevicaudata leucosticte) moving and calling in the undergrowth and chose to wait for them to emerge fully. They came out a number of times to call (see below) as well as to … Continued

Brown Shrike – moulting

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I saw a number of Brown Shrikes (Lanius cristatus) that were moulting at this site. Managed to get near this one for images. Both tail and wing moult.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Ulu Dedap, … Continued

Morphological comparison of juvenile and mature Crested Serpent Eagle (Spilornis cheela)

Thong Chow Ngian made an interesting point-by-point morphological comparison of juvenile and mature Crested Serpent eagles (Spilornis cheela). Below is his photographic records of the species and the description of their differences. Juvenile Crested Serpent Eagle at Goldhill Avenue On … Continued

Baya Weaver – female inspecting nest

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A female Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus infortunatus) inspecting a partially constructed nest (early helmet stage) with the male watching anxiously, hoping to be accepted (below). The brood chamber is on the right and the entrance hole on the left. Only when … Continued