Mountain Tailorbird – in images

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The following images of the Mountain Tailorbird (Orthotomus cucullatus malayanus) were captured by Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS, an avid birdwatcher based in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia. On 12th November 2019, Amar travelled about 90 km to the state of Pahang to visit Cameron … Continued

Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo – calls

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I saw a Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo (Surniculus lugubris) on 15th April 2022 at the Kledang Saiong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak calling out, perched high up at the top of the canopy. The classical male advertising calls of “pwi, pwi, pwi” in … Continued

Raffles’s Malkoha foraging

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I saw a pair of Raffles’s Malkoha (Rhinortha chlorophaea) foraging by examining dead leaves and scampering like squirrels. The female shown in these two posts.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Location: Ulu-Kinta, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Mixed … Continued

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

Oriental Pied Hornbills raid Dollarbird nest

Bee Choo Strange visited Capella@ Sentosa with her husband on 3 May 2022 and they saw 2 Oriental Pied Hornbills (Anthracoceros albirostris) raiding the nest hole of the Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis). They could not see the nest of the Dollarbird … Continued