Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

June 30, 2020

Taman Nasional Pulau Penang

Filed under: Birds — admin @ 8:55 am

Penang Island National Park

This morning I sauntered up to the Taman Nasional Pulau Penang. They did not open until 8.30am. Another dud morning with very few birds. I walked all the way to Sungai Tukun and went up the track to the canopy walkway, which is out of commission.

Oriental Dollarbird
Oriental Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis)

Stork-billed Kingfisher
Stork-billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis)

House Crow
House Crow (Corvus splendens)

drongo - id help please
Square-tailed Drongo-cuckoo (Surniculus lugubris)

“The square-tailed drongo-cuckoo (Surniculus lugubris) is a species of cuckoo that resembles a black drongo. It is found in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia and is a summer visitor to the Himalayas from Kashmir to eastern Bangladesh.”(wiki)

Olive-winged Bulbul
Olive-winged Bulbul (Pycnonotus plumosus)

Penang National Park bird list

Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
Stork-billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis)
House Crow (Corvus splendens)
White-bellied Sea-eagle ( Haliaeetus leucogaster)
Pacific Swallow (Hirundo tahitica)
Crimson Sunbird
Square-tailed Drongo-cuckoo
Olive-winged Bulbul (Pycnonotus plumosus)
Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis)
House Martin


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