Wednesday, December 7, 2011

One of the 2011 resolution is to climb a mountain ...... after 2 hour climb here is the reward.

Panorama view from the top of Gunung Datuk Negeri Sembilan.

Along the trail heard the call of Rhino hornbills but never got to see them,
monkeys pose for Patrice,
woodpecker heard pecking right at the top of the mountain.

The 5 hours ordeal ended with 2 bottles of cold drinks and KFC.

Special thanks to Patrice for taking part in the crazy idea.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Spotted Wood-owl

Was scanning into the bush for some babblers calling in the dark when we heard ....... woo wooo wooo0... #154
Their faces was not be visible in natural lighting, only by pushing the ISO to 3200 f/5.6 1/30sec casts some light into their ID.
Spotted Wood-owl
Strix seloputo

Wednesday, November 30, 2011



Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Tiger Shrike

Tiger Shrike
Lanius tigrinus

Monday, November 28, 2011

Little Green-pigeon

Little Green-pigeon
Treron olax

Friday, November 25, 2011

Lineated Barbet

Some birds are more in certain places than in any other. A group of them just outside the gates of Kinta Nature Park. #152
Lineated Barbet
Megalaima lineata

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Crested Serpent-eagle

Close-up shot of this bird on a pole overlooking Kinta Nature Park pool.
Crested Serpent-eagle
Spilornis cheela

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Common Flameback

This pair spotted in Kinta Nature Park. #151
Common Flameback
Dinopium javanense

Tuesday, November 22, 2011


Need help with ID.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Grey Heron

Picture perfect perch minus the bird.... in Kinta Nature Park.
Grey Heron
Ardea cinerea

Friday, November 18, 2011

Purple Heron

Purple Heron
Ardea purpurea

Thursday, November 17, 2011

White-throated Kingfisher

White-throated Kingfisher
Halcyon smyrnensis

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Brown Shrike

Brown Shrike
Lanius cristatus

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Black-winged Flycatcher-Shrike

Black-winged Flycatcher-Shrike
Hempius hirundinaceus

Monday, November 14, 2011

Grey-capped Woodpecker

Grey-capped Woodpecker
Dendrocopos canicapillus

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Banded Bay Cuckoo

Banded Bay Cuckoo
Cacomantis sonnerati

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Tiger Shrike

Tiger Shrike
Lanius tigrinus

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Red-bearded Bee-eater

Red-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis amictus

Monday, November 7, 2011

Asian Paradise-flycatcher

Asian Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi

Friday, November 4, 2011

Brown-streaked Flycatcher

Brown-streaked Flycatcher Muscicapa williamsoni

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Rhinoceros Hornbill

Lifer #149.
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Black-bellied Malkoha

Black-bellied Malkoha Phaenicophaeus diardi

Crimson-winged Woodpecker

Crimson-winged Woodpecker Picus puniceus

Monday, October 31, 2011

Sultan Tit

Nice tits, rare find in Gunung Tampin
Sultan Tit Melanochlora sultanea

Friday, October 28, 2011

Blue-winged Leafbird

Blue-winged Leafbird Chloropsis cochinchinensis

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Thick-billed Green-pigeon

Lifer #147.
Thick-billed Green-pigeon Treron curvirostra

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Chestnut-breasted Malkoha

Chestnut-breasted Malkoha Phaenicophaeus curvirostris

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Fluffy-backed Tit-babbler

Lifer #146.
Fluffy-backed Tit-babbler Macronous ptilosus

Monday, October 24, 2011

Yellow-crowned Barbet

Yellow-crowned Barbet ??? Need help to ID.
Yellow-crowned Barbet Megalaima henricii

Friday, October 21, 2011

Red-naped Trogon

Lifer #145, another trogon digitized.... surprise from this area. He allowed me to take 2 shots before flying behind some thick covering.
Red-naped Trogon Harpactes kasumba

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Rufous Woodpecker

Rufous Woodpecker Celeus brachyurus

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Banded Woodpecker

Lifer #144.
Banded Woodpecker Picus mineaceus

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Ashy Bulbul

Ashy Bulbul Hemixos flavala

Monday, October 17, 2011

Banded Bay Cuckoo

Lifer #143. Second cuckoo from this area.
Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii

Friday, October 14, 2011

Streaked Bulbul

Streaked Bulbul Ixos malaccensis

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Simpang Pulai birding

Trying to find Blue Rock Thrush in the limestone hills around Simpang Pulai Ipoh. Its more difficult than I thought, with a big rock right in front of you the birds go either left to right or right to left. Nothing from top or bottom.

Lifer #141
Pied Fantail
Rhipidura javanica

Lifer #142
Striated Swallow
Hirundo striolata

Grey Wagtail
Motacilla cinerea