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

Slaty-backed Forktail Nesting

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I observed a Slaty-backed Forktail (Enicurus schistaceus) nesting in Cameron Highlands on 25th April 2022 at a jungle stream collecting nesting material. The bird was comfortable enough to allow me to watch. Most nesting material I saw was leaf skeletons, … Continued

White-tailed Robin – Nesting Issues

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I was in Cameron Highlands on 25th April 2022 and observed a number of White-tailed Robins (Myiomela leucura leucura) nesting. One of the nesting birds interested me as I had seen this unusual behaviour before. I saw what appeared to … Continued

Little Cormorant – nesting site

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Post 1. I recently reported the first nesting site for Little Cormorants (Microcarbo niger) that I had been observing since 2014. See: Amar-Singh HSS. (2020). Little Cormorant Microcarbo niger nesting in Peninsular Malaysia. BirdingASIA 33: 114–117. In that report I … Continued

Red-breasted parakeet family at Pasir Ris Park, Singapore

Red-breasted parakeets, Psittacula alexandri, have been feral in Singapore since 1943.  They originate from Northern Peninsula of Malaya and have been recorded to be nesting successfully since the 1980s. Parakeets are zygodactylous, that is, they have 2 toes pointing forward … Continued