Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Visits to Mount Silam, Lahad Datu and surrounding areas.


Some birds and a mammal on earlier visits to Mount Silam and surrounding areas.

Green Imperial Pigeon (Ducula aenea). Pied Imperial Pigeons  (Ducula bicolor) and Black-naped Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus malanospila), resident on off-shore islands are also reported to visit Silam coast.

Little Spiderhunter (Arachnothera longirostra)
Rufous-winged Philentoma (Philenthoma pyrhopterum)
Brown Fulvetta (Alcippe brunneicauda)
Moustached Babbler (Malacopteron magnirostre)
Erpornis (Erpornis zantholeuca)
Greater Mouse-deer (Tragulus napu)
White-crowned Shama (Copsychus stricklandii)
White-crowned Shama (Copsychus stricklandii)
Black Eagle (Ictinaetus malayensis)
White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)
Temminck's Sunbird (Aethopyga temminckii), generally a bird of higher altitude.
Cream-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus simplex)

Heard there are other rare treasures there, will try again some other day.

Happy birding.


Notable bird sightings in Sabah - 1st quarter 2016

Please go to the link below to obtain a list of the notable bird sightings in Sabah for 1st quarter of 2016.


http://www.borneobirdimages.com/documents?id=29

Monday, January 4, 2016

Notable bird sightings in Sabah - 4th quarter 2015

Please go to the link below to obtain a list of the notable bird sightings in Sabah for 4th quarter of 2015.

http://www.borneobirdimages.com/documents?id=28

Happy birding.