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.

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