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January 19, 2020

Tawau Hills 6

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Taman Bukit Tawau 6

This is from the last morning at Tawau Hills National Park. I went around the back of the hostel again found a pair of Olive-winged Bulbul. Then I went up the top and found a Wallace’s Hawk-eagle on the wires next to the workers’ cottages.

Wallace's Hawk-eagle
Wallace’s Hawk-eagle (Spizaetus nanus)

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

Pied Fantail
Pied Fantail (Rhipidura javanica)

Oriental Magpie-Robin
Oriental Magpie-Robin (Copsychus saularis pluto)

This is the common Kalimantan race pluto, which has a black belly but has white on the edge of the tail.

North Borneo Gibbon
North Borneo Gibbon (Hylobates funereus)

Tawau Hills National Park bird list

Wallace’s Hawk-eagle (Spizaetus nanus)
Pied Fantail (Rhipidura javanica)
Oriental Magpie-Robin (Copsychus saularis pluto)
Olive-winged Bulbul (Pycnonotus plumosus)

North Borneo Gibbon (Hylobates funereus)

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