Posts Tagged ‘birds’

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

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

A Photo Guide to the ID of Large Hawk Cuckoos

Here in Singapore we have had a bumper year in 2015 for migratory Large Hawk Cuckoos, with several sightings in several different plumages.  Here are three sets of front and back views so we can get a good look at the differences.

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Written on March 28th, 2015. 3 Comments

Owls Climb Trees

Today at Pasir Ris Park in Singapore a drama unfolded with a family of Spotted Wood Owls and a pair of Crested Goshawks.

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Written on March 7th, 2015. 13 Comments

Wildlife Photography is My Passion