Saturday, February 2, 2013

Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis

Most common kingfisher around Sabah's river and mangrove areas. This is a digiscope not edited taken with Kowa TSN883 telescope with Nikon P300. Taken from Taman Bukit Tawau during the first Tawau Hill Park Biodiversity Expo 
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Common Kingisher - Alcedo atthis

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Hose's Broadbill - Calyptomena hosei 20cm

One of the rarest and least known endemic broadbill to Borneo. Found throughout the hills and lower slopes of mountains from Kinabalu ( Poring ) to NE kalimantan and also at Mulu, Kelabit highland, usun apau, Lawas and Lanjak Entimau Sarawak. This picture taken last year Near Langganan Waterfall about 3km from the main office at poring Hots Spring. This is the second time i saw this bird after 10 long year looking for it.
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Sunday, December 18, 2011

Whiskered Tern-Chlidonias hybrida

Common winter visitor throughout Sabah.Found on the coast and paddy field.

Taken with Kowa Telescope TSN-883+20-60 zoom eyepiece with Nikon Coolpix P300
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Red-billed Starling - Sturnus sericeus 22cm

A common winter visitor in Vietnam and Hong kong, this is the first ever photograph record of this bird this year
This picture taken from kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Setup: Kowa Telescope TSN 883+30x eyepiece with Nikon Coolpix P300
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Brown Wood Owl - Strix leptogrammica 47cm

Common resident at Tabin Wildlife Reserve and Danum Valley or any lowland forest in Borneo.
Sometimes need a luck to see them

Setup: Kowa Telescope TSN-883 + 30x eyepiece with Nikon Coolpix P300
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Golden-naped Barbet - Megalaima pulcherrima 20cm

Montane endemic
A common montane at Kinabalu Park and some others mountain in Borneo at 600-3200mm ASL.
Call a lot but difficult to get a eye level view

Setup: Kowa Telescope TSN-883+ 30x eyepiece with Nikon Coolpix P300
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