24 January 2023

Oriole fighting his own reflection

Black-naped oriole (Oriolus chinensis maculatus)
I was photographing the lion dance when I noticed this yellow bird was attacking his own reflection in my neighbor's mirror windows.

Black-naped oriole (Oriolus chinensis )maculatus

Window glass

Black-naped oriole also dancing

aggressive during mating season, protecting its territories.

The documented breeding season for black-naped orioles in Singapore is from January to July (4)

4. Lim, K. S. (2009). The avifauna of Singapore. Singapore: Nature Society (Singapore), Bird Group Records Committee, pp. 289-290. (Call no.: RSING 598.095957 LIM)
Yellow Lion Dance - second day Chinese New Year - Rabbit

14 January 2023

Memikat Menjerat Terkukur Spotted Doves

Trapping Spotted Doves is not an unlawful activity

Tekukur dan merbuk tak termasuk dalam kategori haiwan dilindungi Akta 716. LINK

Least-concern species (IUCN 3.1)

Pemikat Burung Terkukur di Taman Maju Indah, Raub

Denak


setting up the trap


07 January 2023

Male Baya Weaver eating Grass Seeds

 Male Baya Weaver eats grass seeds - Brachiaria grass (Urochloa subquadripara), Tropical Signal grass

Male Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus infortunatus)