Pied Fantail – fledging

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Maung Maung’s first video of the Pied Fantail (Rhipidura javanica) shows the two chicks about to fledge. They spend most of their time exercising their wings vigorously in preparation (above, below). The second video below shows the older chick outside … Continued

Pied Fantail

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“This is one of two resident Pied Fantails (Rhipidura javanica longicauda) and one of our frequent joys every day. “Friendly birds that allow close observations and love to bathe in our bird bath. “We call this the ‘Fu Manchu’ look.” … Continued

Pied Fantail nesting

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“I have seen quite a few birds nesting in the past few weeks, having taken care not to allow any unnecessary disturbance, keeping my distance and limiting time at the nest sites. “Saw a number of nesting Pied Fantails (Rhipidura … Continued