Tongue bite can be due to various reasons; 1) Accidental - during epilepsy, MVA (motor vehicle accidents) 2) Self-inflicted bite - usually from mental deficient patients, here 3) Large tongue - Anything that enlarges the tongue will make it more difficult to avoid biting into the tongue. click here
But in malay, tongue bite - "lidah tergigit" can be an idiom, click here from Kamus Istimewa by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (entry no. 14)
"Suami isteri, kaum keluarga, sahabat handai, ada kalanya berselisih juga. (Peribahasa lain yang sama makna: a. Pinggan dengan mangkuk, salah sedikit hendak terantuk, b. Senduk dan periuk lagi berantuk, c. Senduk dengan belanga lagi berlaga)".
This King Fisher shoot is not mine, got it from the web
This Murai sits on top of steel fence near my house, singing cheerfully. Need more practice, time and patience to get great shots like Leslie's.
Magpie Robin, some info from Singapore site.
Burung Ketitir (Zebra Dove) couple taking a rest at my 'penyidai kain'...
More info and description click here.
Cleaning her fur..
This is the Tamron 70-300 zoom lens, use with tripod to minimum the camera shake.
The 300mm telephoto lens is the absolute minimum focal length for a bird photo, can capture the tame or urban birds like Magpie, Myna, Dove etc.
500mm and above is the ideal lens if you are serious enough or a pro.
We can know the name of birds by collecting stamps.
"Do they not look at the birds, held poised in the midst of (the air and) the sky?
Nothing holds them up but (the power of) Allah.
Verily in this are signs for those who believe". Surah An-Nahl (The Bee) 16:79
"Do they not see the birds above them, spreading out their wings and folding them in? None upholds them except the Most Beneficent (Allah). Verily, He is the All-Seer of everything". Surah Al-Mulk (67:19)