Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

June 24, 2020

Bukit Bendera Penang

Filed under: Birds — admin @ 8:14 am

Penang Hill

There is a funicular railway up to the top of Penang Hill. Luckily for me, because it is steep as heck. I only walked around the flat road up the top. I do not like climbing hills.

Orange-bellied Flowerpecker
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker (Dicaeum trigonostigma)

Van Hasselt's Sunbird
Van Hasselt’s Sunbird (Leptocoma brasiliana)

Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus paradiseus)

Oriental Dollarbird
Oriental Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis)

Asian Fairy-bluebird - male
Asian Fairy-bluebird (Irena puella)

Changeable Hawk-Eagle
Changeable Hawk-Eagle (Nisaetus cirrhatus)

Dusky Leaf Monkey
Dusky Leaf Monkey (Trachypithecus obscurus)

“The Dusky Leaf Monkey, Spectacled Langur, or Spectacled Leaf Monkey (Trachypithecus obscurus) is a species of primate in the Cercopithecidae family. It is found in Malaysia, Burma, and Thailand.” (iNaturalist)

Penang bird list

Van Hasselt’s Sunbird (Leptocoma brasiliana)
Oriental Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis)
Common Hill Myna (Gracula religiosa)
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus paradiseus)
Asian Fairy-bluebird (Irena puella)
Yellow-vented Bulbul
Olive-backed Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis)
Green Iora (Aegithina viridissima )
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker (Dicaeum trigonostigma)
Changeable Hawk-Eagle (Nisaetus cirrhatus)
Olive-winged Bulbul (Pycnonotus plumosus)

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