Brown-throated Sunbird – nectar feeding

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Observed a female Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis malacensis) feeding on the nectar of the Cocos nucifera (Coconut) – one of the many food (nectar) sources these birds have. The bird made a number of calls while feeding. Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, … Continued

Mountain Tailorbird – in images

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The following images of the Mountain Tailorbird (Orthotomus cucullatus malayanus) were captured by Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS, an avid birdwatcher based in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia. On 12th November 2019, Amar travelled about 90 km to the state of Pahang to visit Cameron … Continued

Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo – calls

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I saw a Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo (Surniculus lugubris) on 15th April 2022 at the Kledang Saiong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak calling out, perched high up at the top of the canopy. The classical male advertising calls of “pwi, pwi, pwi” in … Continued

Raffles’s Malkoha foraging

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I saw a pair of Raffles’s Malkoha (Rhinortha chlorophaea) foraging by examining dead leaves and scampering like squirrels. The female shown in these two posts.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Location: Ulu-Kinta, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Mixed … Continued

Nesting Pygmy Cupwing

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I was on a trail in Cameron Highlands on 25th April 2022, when I inadvertently came across a pair of Pygmy Cupwing (Pnoepyga pusilla) nesting. I kept my observations and time with them very brief. Some useful observations. I first … Continued