Scaly-breasted Munia – juveniles

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A flock of Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura fretensis) juveniles feeding on both grain from wild plants as well as rice put out to feed sparrows and munias. Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Semi-urban Date: 9th November 2020 Equipment: … Continued

White-rumped Munia feed on bamboo “seeds”

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White-rumped Munia (Lonchura striata subsquamicollis) are seen feeding on bamboo “seeds” very often. Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Trail along primary jungle Date: 17th January 2020 Equipment: Equipment: Nikon … Continued

Brown-throated Sunbird  – nectar source

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A pair of Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis malacensis) was feeding on the nectar of a local Syzigium (Jambu) tree. Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Urban city environment Date: 28th March 2018 Equipment: Nikon D500 … Continued

Pin-tailed Parrotfinch – Yellow Morph

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I was fortunate to come across another yellow colour form or yellow morph of the Pin-tailed Parrotfinch (Erythrura prasina prasina) (above, below). The last time I saw one of these was on 2nd August 2017 when I observed a single adult male. Today I saw … Continued