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November 19, 2020

Mudskipper Creek 201119

Filed under: Birds — admin @ 6:45 am

Sungai Temoyong – Langkawi

This morning I went with Tom to the road to the Temoyong Creek. They call it a river, but it is just a little muddy creek. The sun was out, and it got hot quite early.

Plaintive Cuckoo
Plaintive Cuckoo (Cacomantis merulinus)

Seen once before in Sepilok, Sabah.

Dollarbird
Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis)

Oriental Pied Hornbill
Oriental Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris)

Black-naped Oriole
Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis)

Black Giant Squirrel
Black Giant Squirrel (Ratufa bicolor)

Also known as the Malayan Giant Squirrel.

Mudskipper
Mudskipper

Mudskippers are amphibious fish. They are of the family Oxudercidae and the subfamily Oxudercinae. There are 32 living species of mudskipper.

Langkawi bird list

Plaintive Cuckoo (Cacomantis merulinus)
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus paradiseus)
Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis)
Pink-necked Green-Pigeon (Treron vernans)
Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus atronuchalis)
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater (Merops leschenaulti)
Striated Heron (Butorides striata)
Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Oriental Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris)
Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)
Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis)
Pacific Swallow (Hirundo tahitica)
Common Myna
Yellow-vented Bulbul
Common Sandpiper
Striated Heron (Butorides striata)
Eastern Reef Heron

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