Call of the White-breasted Waterhen

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Lena Chow recorded a video clip of a White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus ) in March 2011 “…making its usual loud, repetitive croaky call to another bird (or two) in the low bushes this evening. The ruak-ruak calls taper off at … Continued

Straw-headed Bulbul duetting

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“Here’s a video and picture of a pair of Straw-headed Bulbuls (Pycnonotus zeylanicus) engaged in a rhythmic and melodious duet. The repeated song in this clip is short unlike other longer melodious calls usually heard. Perhaps those are for attracting … Continued

Call of the male White-rumped Shama

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“This White-rumped Shama (Copsychus malabaricus mallopercnus) is constantly trapped locally to be caged as a song bird (despite legal restrictions). So I am delighted that it has been able to slowly multiply at this site. From one pair that I … Continued

Songs of the Hill Mynas

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“According to Wikipedia, the Hill Mynas, now known as Common Hill Mynas Gracula religiosa, ‘…produce an extraordinarily wide range of loud calls – whistles, wails, screeches, and gurgles, sometimes melodious and often very human-like in quality. Each individual has a … Continued

Juvenile Tiger Shrike takes a gecko

“I was on my usual morning birdwatching yesterday when I saw a small bird flying into a [chempaka merah] (Michelia champaca) [tree], which was http://www.besgroup.org/2010/12/08/asian-glossy-starling-regurgitating-seed-of-michelia-champaka-2/#more featured in a story about Asian Glossy Starling feasting on its seeds. I quickly mounted … Continued

A caged Crested Jay

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“Found this adult Crested Jay (Platylophus galericulatus on the island of Pulau Bintan in a cage. The owner told me that it came from Sumatra. What was interesting is that it can be found in Peninsula Malaysia, according to C. … Continued

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