Mountain Imperial Pigeon  – in flight

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Mountain Imperial Pigeons (Ducula badia badia) are known to forage in the lowlands and I have seen them a number of times at different locations.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Broken primary … Continued

Oriental Reed Warbler – two images

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Two images of the Oriental Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus orientalis) captured by Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) of Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia on 30th October 2019. The location was the ex-mining pools – among fish farms and secondary growth vegetation.

Pygmy Blue Flycatcher – rare?

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Hard to determine how common this small Pygmy Blue Flycatcher (Ficedula hodgsoni sondaica) is as it is uncommonly seen in the region; possibly because it tends to forage in thicker vegetation. A male shown.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, … Continued

Long-tailed Rosefinch of Japan

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I have a number of species left unposted from the time in Japan. Long-tailed Rosefinchs (Carpodacus sibiricus sanguinolentus) are delightful to watch and love feeding on the seeds of the Dandelion (Taraxacum). According to Clement (1993) C.s. sanguinolentus is slightly … Continued

Orange-bellied Flowerpecker – male

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I spotted this pair of Orange-bellied Flowerpeckers (Dicaeum trigonostigma trigonostigma) because they were fluttering extensively to try and get at some item from a tree (prey or item not seen). They both looked very agitated, lifted wings and breast feathers … Continued

Blyth’s Paradise-Flycatcher

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Spotted a female Blyth’s Paradise-Flycatcher (Terpsiphone affinis affin) that was part of a lowland mixed foraging party (bird wave). The other birds in the mixed foraging party were: Olive-winged Bulbul Pycnonotus plumosus, Red-eyed Bulbul Pycnonotus brunneus, Cream-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus simplex … Continued

Miscellaneous images of birds

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Black-browed Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus bistrigiceps) Location: Perak, Malaysia; Habitat: Wetlands, Padi Fields Date: 3rd December 2019 Ashy Minivet (Pericrocotus divaricatus) female Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Trail at edge of primary jungle Date: 23rd January 2020 Orange-bellied … Continued