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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th April 2018, 14:21
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Thanks, Werzik! I didn't know Arctic Warbler...

Thanks, Werzik!
I didn't know Arctic Warbler makes this kind of sounds. I'm only familiar with their harsh single note "chit" calls.
Will look into Xeno Canto to try and match the call for possible...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th April 2018, 10:08
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Bird Calls Need ID. Singapore, April 2018

I recorded these calls that I wasn't familiar with at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. Hoping someone can help me ID the birds.

First recording is of a very insistent bird.

The bird I'm trying to ID in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th April 2018, 08:23
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Thanks, Andy & Mark for your help!

Thanks, Andy & Mark for your help!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th April 2018, 06:34
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
This is another shot from almost directly below...

This is another shot from almost directly below the bird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th April 2018, 06:30
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Yes, Andy. All photos are of the same bird.

Yes, Andy. All photos are of the same bird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 18th April 2018, 05:35
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Which Flycatcher? Singapore, April 2018

Is this another Asian Brown Flycatcher or could this be a Brown-streaked Flycatcher? It was in different lighting conditions so I tried to provide a photo in each so that you can judge for yourself...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th April 2018, 08:14
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Thanks for the confirmation, Werzik! Much...

Thanks for the confirmation, Werzik! Much appreciated!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th April 2018, 05:53
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Black-browed Reed Warbler Song/Call? Singapore, April 2018

Is this the song/call of a Black-browed Reed Warbler? It was in the reeds and sounded very close but I just could not get a look at it.

Sorry for the irritating pop music in the background. Help...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 13th April 2018, 10:55
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Thanks for taking a look at this and your input....

Thanks for taking a look at this and your input. Much appreciated!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 12th April 2018, 10:00
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Which Pelican over Singapore? April 2018

Saw what I believe to be a Pelican flying in a south easterly direction (towards Indonesia?) with a couple of Milky Storks.

They were quite high up and the photo quality is not good. Is it possible...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 29th March 2018, 08:20
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Thanks for the ID, John!

Thanks for the ID, John!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 29th March 2018, 07:37
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Need Help With ID, GuanDu Nature Park, Taipei, Jan 2016

Happened upon this old photo which I realized have not been identified. This is the only photo I have of this bird. Was not able to attach the whole photo so had to resort to "cutting" the photo in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 27th March 2018, 11:34
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Andy, thanks for the ID confirmation. Cheers!

Andy, thanks for the ID confirmation. Cheers!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 27th March 2018, 10:59
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Thanks for taking a look at it, Andy. It is...

Thanks for taking a look at it, Andy. It is unfortunate I could not get a photo of the whole bird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 27th March 2018, 10:18
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
They must be released or escapees from the pet...

They must be released or escapees from the pet trade. The other source of released birds is religious rites. That is where we get the weavers and waxbills.

i've been looking through the internet and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 27th March 2018, 07:47
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Malaysian Hawk-Cuckoo and Red Lory? Singapore, March 2018

Photos 1 & 2 are of the same bird. I'm thinking this is a Malaysian Hawk-Cuckoo as the white patch on the nape looks quite large and the markings on the chest seem less bold and not much rufous to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th March 2018, 22:26
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Gentlemen, thanks very much for all your input....

Gentlemen, thanks very much for all your input. Much appreciated!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 20th March 2018, 14:22
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Yellow or Grey Wagtail? Singapore, March 2018

Saw three of these birds in an open field. The photos are showing two different birds.

These birds are showing olive in the mantle/back area which should point to a Yellow Wagtail? I read here...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 11th March 2018, 12:55
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Thanks, Sicklebill. Lets see if anyone else...

Thanks, Sicklebill. Lets see if anyone else chimes in.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 10th March 2018, 04:47
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Terns, Malapascua Island Philippines, March 2018

These photos were taken by a friend diving of Malapascua Island. Sorry for the poor photo quality.

1) Black-naped Terns?

2 & 3) Both are different parts of one photo. It looked like there could be...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 21st February 2018, 23:55
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Agree with your ID. 1. Changeable Hawk Eagle -...

Agree with your ID.

1. Changeable Hawk Eagle - dark morph.
2. Oriental Hoeny Buzzard - believe this is the torquatus ssp
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th February 2018, 01:56
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Flowerpecker? Tagatay Philippines, July 2016

I'm not sure what bird this is. I've looked through the photos of the flowerpeckers of Philippines but none seem to fit. Possibly this is not even a flowerpecker?

Photos are of the same bird. These...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 18th February 2018, 00:29
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
The Jungle Myna is not on Singapore's bird list....

The Jungle Myna is not on Singapore's bird list. I've attached the latest list here for your reference.

This site may be useful too :
http://singaporebirds.blogspot.sg/2012/07/starlings.html
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 17th February 2018, 10:20
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Yes, Mike. Javan Mynas.

Yes, Mike. Javan Mynas.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 14th February 2018, 23:37
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By TwiddlingThumbs
Thanks for your help, Roland. Much appreciated!

Thanks for your help, Roland. Much appreciated!
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