Olive-backed Sunbird – male and female

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Some full views of the male Olive-backed Sunbirds (Cinnyris jugularis flammaxillaris-ornatus intergrades) both above and the females below.  Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Urban environment Date: 28th September 2020 Equipment: Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Nikon AF-S … Continued

Copper-throated Sunbird – mangrove forest

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  Copper-throated Sunbirds (Leptocoma calcostetha) are fairly common at this site and I saw them 5-6 times over a 4+ hour period. But imaging this beautiful, fast moving and activity feeding bird under the mangrove canopy is difficult. Some images … Continued

Three Buff-vented Bulbuls 

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I observed 3 Buff-vented Bulbuls (Iole crypta) feeding on two types of berries (plant IDs not known). I am not sure why one bird had the crest raised (3 images below); there was no apparent danger I could see. Amar-Singh … Continued

Chestnut-breasted Malkoha – male

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  A pair of Chestnut-breasted Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus curvirostris singularis) foraging for animal prey – the female has orange-yellow iris.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Secondary growth adjacent to limestone outcroppings Date: 10th December 2020 Equipment: Nikon D500 … Continued