Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Birds from Sarawak (part 3)

Male Wrinkled hornbill ( Aceros corrugatus)

Rufous-Bellied Hawk Eagle (Hieraaetus kienerii)

Brown Barbet (Calorhamphus fuliginosus) & it's nest.

Female Blue-Winged Leafbird (Chloropsis cochinchinensis) is feeding on the nectar of this wild flowers (parasitic plant).

Male Blue-Winged Leafbird (Chloropsis cochinchinensis) 

2 male Olive-backed Sunbirds are fighting near the nest. During breeding season, some of the male birds will defend their territories.

Sunbird's nest

Bulbophyllum acuminatum from Borneo

Bulbophyllum acuminatum is blooming during Lunar New Year.

Birds from Sarawak (part 2)

Now is the breeding season for birds. We found a lot of bird nests lately. End of raining season & beginning of dry season is the breeding season for birds in our region.

Raffles's Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus chlorophaeus) is looking for caterpillar in the forest canopy.

Sunbird is an expert to hunt for bug hiding inside a folded leaf.

Common sandpiper

This male Lesser green leafbird (Chloropsis cyanopogon) is feeding on the nectar of the flowers of a parasitic plant, (Macrosolen cochinchinensis).

Pied triller (Lalage nigra) is busy hunting/feeding the insects on forest canopy of Borneo.

Juvenile of starling bird

Bird wave! This Raffles's Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus chlorophaeus) is joining other species of birds to form a "hunting party" to hunt insects together. I noticed the squirrels also joining this party.yesterday.

Birds from Sarawak (part 1)

The narcissus flycatcher (Ficedula narcissina) from East Asia but spending the winter months in our tropical Borneo. (migratory bird)

The female banded kingfisher (Lacedo pulchella). It is a tree kingfisher from our lowland tropical forests.

The chestnut-breasted malkoha (Phaenicophaeus curvirostris) & its nest