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Old Friday 17th November 2017, 07:19   #1
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Tiger Cave Temple, Krabi Thailand, Nov 2017

Need help to ID these birds photographed at Tiger Cave Temple in Krabi Thailand a few days ago.

Photo 1 - I saw quite a few Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike in the same area and at first I thought this partially blocked bird was one as well. However it does not have the "hood" on the head. Could this be an Ashy Minivet?

Photo 2 - Eastern Yellow Wagtail on account of the olive-green crown?

Photo 3 - Horrible photo of a bird in shadow and against the light as well. I'm hoping the shape of the bill can provide some kind of indication to someone on this forum of what this bird may be. I was chasing some flycatchers but somehow got this instead. I cannot tell for sure the size of this bird as it was quite high up in the trees.

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Old Friday 17th November 2017, 09:19   #2
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Ashy Minivet, Grey Wagtail and with a bill like that, probably Asian Brown Flycatcher.
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Old Friday 17th November 2017, 09:30   #3
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Thanks for the ID, Mark. Cheers!
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Old Saturday 18th November 2017, 11:38   #4
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Isn't the bird in the 3rd image a Sooty Barbet? The bill is huge and seems to be recessed into the head of the bird. It reminds me of this image, which I can't link as it's been removed:
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Old Saturday 18th November 2017, 12:28   #5
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Isn't the bird in the 3rd image a Sooty Barbet? The bill is huge and seems to be recessed into the head of the bird. It reminds me of this image, which I can't link as it's been removed:
Asian Brown can look surprisingly shovel-like from below as here - http://orientalbirdimages.org/search..._ID=&Location=
There is some digital mess in the original but attached, I've lightened it and enlarged a little. It's difficult to see where the chin starts but there is tertial fringing etc akin to a ABF. However that tail look s a bit odd so not totally convinced of anything.
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Old Sunday 19th November 2017, 08:39   #6
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Thanks Andy & Mark! I did think that it could be some kind of a Barbet but since I do not have a good grasp of the size of the bird and the image is so poor, I'll leave it as unidentified.
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Hi all,
Think Andy's suggestion is the correct one. There is very little primary projection on Sooty Barbet. The female on some forms have a brighter pink lower mandible.
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Thanks for your input Bryon!
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