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Nikon Museum – Prototype Lenses

I got my first Nikon camera in about 1974, so when I first heard about the Nikon Museum on Nikon Rumors I went in April of this year on a stopover in Tokyo. 

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Written on October 10th, 2018. 0 Comments

Hodgson’s Frogmouth Nesting

This year I got to witness two Hodgson’s Frogmouth nestings, one in Northern Thailand and one in Southern Vietnam. 

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Written on May 7th, 2017. 2 Comments

Oriental Bay Owl

The Oriental Bay Owl (Phodilus badius) has been a real challenge (for me) to see, more so than most other peninsular Malaysia lowland owls.

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Written on April 21st, 2016. 0 Comments

An Afternoon in a Global Big Year

It was good fun taking Noah Strycker around Singapore on Sunday afternoon, December 27th.

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Written on December 28th, 2015. 0 Comments

Reddish Scops Owl

This is the smallest of the scops-owls (19 cm)(Robson) in Peninsular Malaysia.  It has a large geographic range however it is seldom seen.

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Written on December 13th, 2015. 0 Comments

White-fronted Scops Owl

The largest of the scops-owls (27-29cm)(Robson) in Peninsular Malaysia, but also the one with the smallest geographic range; the White-fronted Scops Owl is seldom seen and not known from many sites.

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Written on December 13th, 2015. 0 Comments

Bird Song Recording – my journey with recording gear

My first recorder was a Sony ICD-MX20 which I had seen other birdwatchers using.
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Written on November 26th, 2015. 6 Comments

Panti Forest Checklist eBird Taxonomic Order

Just an update of my recently posted checklist for Panti Forest.

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Written on September 9th, 2015. 0 Comments

Nikon 500mm f/4E FL ED VR Review

In March 2013 Nikon started shipping the AF-S 80-400VR lens, and I quickly got a copy and did a brief review.

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Written on August 2nd, 2015. 11 Comments

Panti Forest Bunker Trail Bird Checklist 2015

Panti Forest near Kota Tinggi in Johor, Malaysia, is a popular birdwatching destination for people living in Malaysia, Singapore and also for worldwide birders.

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Written on July 9th, 2015. 4 Comments

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