House Swift – nesting colony

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“I observed ~ 100 House Swift (Apus nipalensis subfurcatus) nesting today. Their nests were located under an overhead bridge/road in the city that was largely inaccessible to humans. There were large numbers of nests, scattered over a wide area, but … Continued

Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora

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“This is one of the Java Sparrows’ (Lonchura oryzivora) favourite nesting sites in the limestone hills; this pair use it every year. One will guard the nest will the other forages for prey for the young (presumed animal prey but … Continued

Greater Racket-tailed Drongo feeding chicks

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Jeremiah Looei’s video clip of the Greater racket-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus paradiseus) was documented at Dairy Farm. Perched along the nest’s rim with insects between its mandibles, it was mimicking the call of the Changeable Hawk-eagle (Nisaetus cirrhatus). After all, this … Continued

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