Olive-backed Sunbird – male and female

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Some full views of the male Olive-backed Sunbirds (Cinnyris jugularis flammaxillaris-ornatus intergrades) both above and the females below.  Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Urban environment Date: 28th September 2020 Equipment: Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Nikon AF-S … Continued

Copper-throated Sunbird – mangrove forest

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  Copper-throated Sunbirds (Leptocoma calcostetha) are fairly common at this site and I saw them 5-6 times over a 4+ hour period. But imaging this beautiful, fast moving and activity feeding bird under the mangrove canopy is difficult. Some images … Continued

Chestnut-breasted Malkoha – male

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  A pair of Chestnut-breasted Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus curvirostris singularis) foraging for animal prey – the female has orange-yellow iris.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Secondary growth adjacent to limestone outcroppings Date: 10th December 2020 Equipment: Nikon D500 … Continued

Barred Cuckoo-Dove – female

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I was watching the courtship chase and listening to the calls of a group of Little Cuckoo-Dove (Macropygia ruficeps malayana) (more than 20) when I spotted this female Barred Cuckoo-Dove (Macropygia unchall unchall). I am sure there were more in … Continued

Brown Shrike – male and female

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An adult male Brown Shrike, possibly L. c. cristatus. An adult female Brown Shrike, possibly L. c. cristatus.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Urban environment Date: 12th February 2021 (male) and 25th January 2021 (female) … Continued

A pair of Black-and-yellow Broadbill

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A pair of Black-and-yellow Broadbill (Eurylaimus ochromalus) was encountered in the mixed secondary and primary forest at Ulu-Kinta, Perak, Malaysia. The male is shown above with its complete black breast-band ring. The female below is recognised by the broken black breast-band … Continued