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  1. Andy Adcock

    Malaysia

    Really, with respect Dave, many reports of birds here are thought to have been erroneous, I certainly never saw it in a whole week of dawn attempts at a time when it was claimed regularly, later, I think claims were mainly thought to be unsafe? I suppose my main point is that on such a view as...
  2. Andy Adcock

    Malaysia

    A balanced response but to my ear (which is not the most able), Malayan and Blue, sound the same to me but if you say you can hear a difference then that's great. I think you'd need to see a sonogram to separate them? Do you know Han Buckx? Would be good to get the input from David Bakewell...
  3. Andy Adcock

    Malaysia

    Thanks Temmie, not sure how different the call is to Blue Whistling Thrush but on the view you described that your friend had, added to the difficulty of ID, there's no way that would get past any records committee but if your friend has convinced himself then, as they say, it's his list. I...
  4. Andy Adcock

    Malaysia

    I haven't heard of a confirmed sighting of this bird in years, did you get any photos? Plenty of people have claimed it but the ID is not as straightforward as many think, add to this, the poor light that it's often claimed in and there's definitely, IMHO, been a lot of erroneous reports. Is...
  5. Andy Adcock

    Malaysia

    I had a male Argus on the JMT, he would stand on an at hill and call in to the valley below, allowing approach to with 15m. No MPP then though, one of the toughest places to see birds in my experience and the humidity was horrible when I was there.
  6. Andy Adcock

    Malaysia

    Argus?
  7. Andy Adcock

    Malaysia

    No belief about it, the only place to get booze when I was there (and belive me I looked!), was at the resort on the other side of the river.
  8. Andy Adcock

    Malaysia

    I chanced on a RB on the Jenet Muda during my trip, seems to be a regular spot. A
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