Monday, August 20, 2012

Exciting encounters @ BBNP

 
Caught sight of a whole group of photographers staking out before the Heliconia clump, was wondering what was the commotion about..

And tada, my first sighting of the Crimson sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja)!

crimon sunbird on heliconia sp. (2)
Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja)
crimon sunbird on heliconia sp. (3)
Such a fine-looking bird!
crimon sunbird on heliconia sp.
Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja)
horsfield baron
Horsfield's Baron (Tanaecia iapis puseda)
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Twice lucky in one day !!! My first sighting of Malayan Colugo ( Cynocephalus variegatus)!!





malayan colugo (2)
Malayan Colugo ( Cynocephalus variegatus)
malayan colugo
Malayan Colugo ( Cynocephalus variegatus)
mallotus paniculatus
Mallotus paniculatus
mouse feeding on mallotus paniculatus
Mouse feeding on Mallotus paniculatus
straw headed bulbul
Straw-headed Bulbul (Pycnonotus zeylanicus)
striped tit babbler
Pin-striped Tit-Babbler (Mixornis gularis)


One of my most exciting fieldtrips ever!! Nature never fail to surprise me :D

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