Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Raptor Watch 2011

Went for the Raptor watch 2nd year in a row. 5 March.
No bazookas on the hilltop this round.

Oriental Honey-buzzard
Pernis ptilorhyncus

Asian Dollarbird
Eurystomus orientalis

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Quarry birding

The bird was heard belting out a tune before being spotted. Beautiful music to the ears.

White-rumped Shama
Copsychus malabaricus

Plain or Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker ???
Need help with id

Friday, March 4, 2011

Black-winged Kite

Checking on a new site near a quarry, a pair of kite spotted just after a huge downpour. They totally ignored my presence, unusual for a bird of prey.

Black-winged Kite
Elanus caeruleus

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Machap Reservoir

Finally have time to visit this place to check on the ducks. Could not spot them, maybe they have moved elsewhere in the large water area.

White-browed Crake
Porzana cinerea

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Ruby-cheeked Sunbird Kg Paya

Ruby-cheeked Sunbird Female
Anthreptes singalensis

Ruby-cheeked Sunbird Male
Anthreptes singalensis

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Barbets Gunung Tampin

Red-throated Barbet Male
Megalaima mystacophanos

Red-throated Barbet Female
Megalaima mystacophanos

Gold-whiskered Barbet
Megalaima chrysopogon