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November 17, 2020

Cenang Reed Beds 201117

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Cenang Reed Beds – Langkawi

I went out early again this morning to the Cenang Reed Beds. Thomas tagged along again and we saw a lot more birds than the other day. The highlight of the day was a Japanese Sparrowhawk, but a really crap photo.

Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater (Merops leschenaulti)

Japanese Sparrowhawk
Japanese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter gularis)

Thanks to Nikolas Haas for the expert identification. “… spacing and number of the tail bands as well as the shortish inner rectrices ”

Grey-headed Swamphen
Grey-headed Swamphen (Porphyrio poliocephalus)

Baya Weaver
Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus)

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

Scaly-breasted Munia
Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata)

Wood Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)

Barn Swallow
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Water Buffalo
Water Buffalo

Langkawi bird list

Japanese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter gularis)
Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)
Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Oriental Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris)
Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus)
Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius)
White-headed Munia (Lonchura maja)
Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis)
Grey-headed Swamphen (Porphyrio poliocephalus)
Striated Heron (Butorides striata)
Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata)
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater (Merops leschenaulti)
Brown-throated Sunbird
Common Snipe
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus atronuchalis)
Pond-heron sp.

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