Banded Bay Cuckoo – adult

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An adult in Banded Bay Cuckoo (Cacomantis sonneratii malayanus) seen in the early morning at the forest fringe. I was surprised it was not calling out as many birds I have seen over the years call in mornings 8-10am (below). … Continued

The elusive Chestnut-winged Cuckoo

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For large birds the Chestnut-winged Cuckoo (Clamator coromandus) is not easy to spot. This one seen as it was chased by a Pied Fantail. Other birds seem to recognise parasitic birds, even if migrants.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, … Continued

Blue Rock Thrush – calls

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A male Blue Rock Thrush (Monticola solitarius madoci) that cast a pellet while I was watching but I missed the action. The image (below) showing the pellet near the bird. It was sadly too high to retrieve for examination. Below … Continued