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October 2, 2020

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Filed under: Birds — admin @ 12:21 pm

Cenang Reed Bedgs – Langkawi

This morning I rode all the way to Cenang because I wanted to move hostels. I had done most of the area around Kuah, so it was time to move on to a new location, and it is too far to ride to this side of the island. I went for a look around the Cenang Reed Beds and found they are a lot larger than what I originally thought.

Red-wattled Lapwing
Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus atronuchalis)

I just found out after six months, that atronuchalis, is the race in Malaysia, and it has a white cheek surrounded by black. You learn something new every day.

Lesser Whistling Duck
Lesser Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna javanica)

Paddyfield Pipit
Paddyfield Pipit (Anthus rufulus)

The streaks on the chest seem darker on this Paddyfield Pipit.

Cattle Egret
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

This Cattle Egret is in the correct position.

Brown Shrike
Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus)

Langkawi bird list

White-breasted Waterhen
Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis)
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Yellow-vented Bulbul
Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus)
Striated Heron (Butorides striata)
Spotted Dove
Common Myna
Lesser Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna javanica)
Paddyfield Pipit (Anthus rufulus)
Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus)
Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus atronuchalis)
while atronuchalis the race in north-eastern India and eastern Bangladesh has a white cheek surrounded by black

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