Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

September 1, 2020

Taman Negara Pulau Pinang

Filed under: Birds — admin @ 9:45 am

Penang National Park

Got on the bike, had breakfast at the Apom stall, then pedalled to the waterfront, where I found an Eastern Reef Egret and some Little Egrets. When it was open, I went in to the Taman Negara Pulau Pinang, and walked along the shores.

Eastern Reef Egret - dark morph
Eastern Reef Egret (Egretta sacra) – dark morph

aka Pacific Reef-Heron.

Striated Heron
Striated Heron (Butorides striata)

Little Egret  - breeding adult
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) – breeding adult

“Small snow-white heron, with slender dark bill, blackish legs, and yellowish feet. Breeding adult has 2 long wispy head plumes and spray of white plumes on lower back” (ebird)

Common Tailorbird
Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius)

Where is my dinner!

Common Tailorbird
Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius)

Here, have this grub.

Forest Wagtail
Forest Wagtail ( Dendronanthus indicus )

Penang National Park bird list

Eastern Reef Egret (Egretta sacra) aka Pacific Reef-Heron
Striated Heron (Butorides striata)
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
Pacific Swallow (Hirundo tahitica)
Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius)
Forest Wagtail ( Dendronanthus indicus )

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