Brown Hawk Owl calling

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“Managed to make a video clip of the Brown Hawk Owl (Ninox scutulata) calling in the middle of the Singapore’s Central Catchment Area. It looks like when it is making the call the bill is not opened, only the throat … Continued

Black-naped Oriole’s 16 different calls

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In a post as far back as 22nd December 2008, it was mentioned that Gloria Seow had documented as many as seven different calls of the Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis). In the same post, this number was increased by one … Continued

Miscellaneous bird vocalisation I

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A number of birders have responded to our recent call to document vocalisation. This has been a much neglected aspect of local birdwatching and is much welcomed. We give below a collection of bird calls and songs contributed by Dato’ … Continued

Fire-tufted Barbet’s calls

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Following yesterday’s post on the Fire-tufted Barbet’s (Psilopogon pyrolophus) call recorded on video, we showcase here and earlier documentation on the calls by an adult and a subadult/juvenile… “Fire-tufted Barbets are one of the highlights of any visit to the … Continued

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