Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

October 14, 2020

Padang Matsirat October 14

Filed under: Birds — admin @ 9:17 am

Padang Matsirat – Langkawi

The sun was out a little bit this morning, so I took advantage of the break in the weather and headed off to Padang Matsirat and started birding along Jalan Ladang Bohor.

Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Blue-tailed Bee-eater ( Merops philippinus )

I think this one is a male with the extended tail feather.

Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Blue-tailed Bee-eater ( Merops philippinus )

Hunting over the water.

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

Showing off his very intoxicating quiff.

Rufous-bellied Swallow
Rufous-bellied Swallow (Cecropis badia)

Rufous-bellied Swallow
Rufous-bellied Swallow (Cecropis badia)

House Swift
House Swift (Apus nipalensis)

Germain's Swiftlet
Germain’s Swiftlet (Aerodramus germani)

Oriental Pied-Hornbill
Oriental Pied-Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris)

It looks like he has had half his bill chopped off.

Greater Sand-Plover
Greater Sand-Plover ( Charadrius leschenaultii)

Wood Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)

White-bellied Sea-eagle
White-bellied Sea-eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)

Red Collared-Dove
Red Collared-Dove (Streptopelia tranquebarica)

Langkawi bird list

Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis)
Pond-heron
Striated Heron
Cattle Egret
Yellow-vented Bulbul
Asian Glossy Starling
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
White-throated Kingfisher
White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus)
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus paradiseus)
Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis)
Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus atronuchalis)
Germain’s Swiftlet (Aerodramus germani)
House Swift (Apus nipalensis)
Rufous-bellied Swallow (Cecropis badia)
Oriental Pied-Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris)
Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)
Brown Shrike
House Crow
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Greater Sand-Plover ( Charadrius leschenaultii)
Blue-tailed Bee-eater ( Merops philippinus )
White-bellied Sea-eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)
Brahminy Kite
Spotted Dove (Geopelia chinensis)
Red Collared-Dove (Streptopelia tranquebarica)
Whiskered Tern ( Chlidonias hybrida )

Research:
Identifying The Terns of Singapore.

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