Amar-Singh HSS
on 6th June 2023

I observed two nesting episodes of the Copper-throated Sunbird Leptocoma calcostetha at the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Perak, and would like to share my observations. On 1 June 2023 I […]

Amar-Singh HSS
on 6th June 2023

I was watching a mangrove bird wave (mixed foraging party) when a Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis saturatior flew down onto the board-walk in front of me. It then, inexplicably, proceeded […]

LW Teo
on 11th May 2023

Wells (2007) indicates that in Peninsula Malaysia direct evidence of the Ruby-cheeked Sunbird Chalcoparia singalensis feeding on nectar is lacking and suggests that they eat mainly arthropods and insects. Cheke & Mann (2001) […]

LW Teo
on 29th April 2023

The Malayan Banded Pitta, Hydrornis irena,  is also known as the blue-tailed pitta, the Irene’s pitta, the banded pitta and Van den Bosch’s pitta. It was formerly referred to as […]

YC Wee
on 5th April 2023

  Mandai mangrove, facing the Singapore causeway. Mangroves were once extensive along the northern and western coasts of the main island of Singapore. They usually develop within the tidal river […]


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