30 July 2011

Barred Buttonquail or Common Bustard-Quail (Turnix suscitator)

for record purposes only...

The Barred Buttonquail or Common Bustard-Quail (Turnix suscitator) is a buttonquail, one of a small family of birds which resemble, but are unrelated to, the true quails.

Found in most habitats except dense forest and desert. Partial to scrub jungle, light deciduous forest, and neighbourhood of cultivation.

                                                                                                                                                   Loc:  Home July 2011

Nightjars @ home

Nightjars are medium-sized nocturnal or crepuscular birds with long wings, short legs and very short bills.

Nightjars are found around the world. They are mostly active in the late evening and early morning or at night, and feed predominantly on moths and other large flying insects.

                                    Most have small feet, of little use for walking, and long pointed wings.                                  

                                                                                                                                                             Loc:  Home - July 2011


28 July 2011

Common Flameback Woodpecker (Dinopium javanense) @ home

just sharing my record shots for Common Flameback Woodpecker (Dinopium javanense)

                                                                                                            Loc: Home - July 2011

27 July 2011

Sunday @ home...

I am still grounded..at least for the next 4 weeks..just sharing the home based species..Olive Backed Sunbird - enjoy

                                                                                                                                                               Loc - Home July 2011

22 July 2011

Black Winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus)

Just a record shots...enjoy...

The Black-winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus) is a small diurnal bird of prey in the family Accipitridae best known for its habit of hovering over open grasslands in the manner of the much-smaller kestrels.

The prey include grasshoppers, crickets and other large insects, lizards and rodents. Injured birds, small snakes and frogs have also been recorded

        This bird is distinctive in being long winged and predominantly grey or white with black shoulder patches, wing tips and eye stripe. The long falcon-like wings extend beyond the tail when the bird is perched.                                
                                                                                                                   Loc:    Putrajaya Msia July 2011

17 July 2011

Starlings - The Hungry Birds..

                                                                                                                                                              Loc : Sgor Msia July 2011

04 July 2011

beautiful nature @ mynameistank - June 2011

Little Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx minutillus)

White Breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus) 

Little Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx minutillus)

Little Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx minutillus)

Scarlet-rumped Trogon (Harpactes duvaucelii) - male

 Banded Broadbill (Eurylaimus javanicus)

Green BroadbillCalyptomena viridis

Barred Eagle-owl (Bubo sumatranus),

Common tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius) 

the young White Breasted Waterhen

Paddyfield Pipit (Anthus rufulus) i

Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis

 White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis

Olive Backed Sunbird ( Cinnyris jugularis)
Bamboo Woodpecker (Gecinulus viridis ) ?

03 July 2011

Paddyfield pipit (Anthus rufulus)

Paddyfield Pipit (Anthus rufulus) is a small passerine bird in the pipits and wagtail family

 It is a resident breeder in open scrub, grassland and cultivation in southern Asia east to the Philippines. Although among the few breeding pipits in the Asian region, identification becomes difficult in winter when several other species migrate into the region.

This is a large pipit at 15 cm, but is otherwise an undistinguished looking bird, mainly streaked grey-brown above and pale below with breast streaking. It is long legged with a long tail and a long dark bill.

                                                                                Loc:  Paya Indah Wetland Selangor Malaysia July 2011

Scarlet-rumped Trogon (Harpactes duvaucelii) - Female

another record shots from my recent outing...more to come...

                                                                                                                                Loc - Selangor Malaysia - July 2011

Bamboo Woodpecker (Gecinulus viridis)

 Bamboo Woodpecker (Gecinulus viridis ) ? not so sure...ID needed...thanks

                                  For record purpose only...more to come..

                                                                                                                                               Loc: Selangor Malaysia July 2011

Banded Broadbill (Eurylaimus javanicus)

Just for record purposes only...more to come...

The Banded Broadbill (Eurylaimus javanicus) is a species of bird in the Eurylaimidae family. 

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
                                                                                                         Loc:  Selangor Malaysia July 2011

Scarlet-rumped Trogon (Harpactes duvaucelii) - male

The Scarlet-rumped Trogon (Harpactes duvaucelii) is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family.

 It is found in BruneiIndonesiaMalaysiaMyanmar, andThailand.

 Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

                                                                                                                                             Loc: Selangor Malaysia July 2011