Birds in frenzy

“It was calm and peaceful as a juvenile Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea) was spotted high on the crown of a tree (above left). In another tree about a hundred metres away, an over-wintering Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) was occasionally preening … Continued

Nesting of the Little Grebe

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The ex-mining pond near Chemor, in the Malaysian state of Perak is always popular with many water birds. These include herons, egrets, bitterns (especially Purple Heron, Ardea purpurea), Common Moorhens (Gallinula chloropus), and many Lesser Whistling-Ducks (Dendrocygna javanica). Recently, it … Continued