A male Dark-necked Tailorbird

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“This male Dark-necked Tailorbird (Orthotomus atrogularis atrogularis) and I have met many times at the same location – he occupies an area of about 1.5 km radius at this particular spot in the forest reserve (could be my fancy but … Continued

Family of tailorbirds

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Tsen Thau Ming a.k.s t_tsen documented a family of tailorbirds in July 2008 at the Admiralty Park around Woodlands. He spent about three weeks, stalking the birds almost every morning, making use of a cameo hide and photographing with a … Continued

Dark-necked Tailorbird collecting floss

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Lin Yangchen documented a male Dark-necked Tailorbird (Orthotomus atrogularis nitidus) collecting fruits of the lalang grass (Imperata cylindrical) for its nest (above; field of lalang bottom). These fruits provide the floss that is probably incorporated with other plant materials as … Continued