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Lots of birds from Sabah, Borneo (1 Viewer)

Weiss1

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Sorry for having so many :p
I have the phillips' field guide but some of those raptors and flycatchers are just such a headache!

Anyway here we go:

1. Possible Bat-hawk? Was found outside Gomantong caves. http://i.imgur.com/8kqoA.jpg http://i.imgur.com/pOIlj.jpg http://i.imgur.com/0woUA.jpg
2. I think our guide might have said this was a Grey Headed Fish Eagle but not sure if it could be lesser: http://i.imgur.com/Y6Sff.jpg
3. Another one that's either Lesser or Grey Headed, http://i.imgur.com/EqpFk.jpg

These are all different birds, not sure if they are Jerdon's Baza or Wallace's Hawk-eagles:
4. http://i.imgur.com/1ma8x.jpg
5. http://i.imgur.com/yVZX4.jpg
6. http://i.imgur.com/eS5vp.jpg
7. http://i.imgur.com/QYn8c.jpg

8. Crested goshawk? http://i.imgur.com/Lk8xB.jpg http://i.imgur.com/OYdkG.jpg
9. Dark-necked Tailorbird? http://i.imgur.com/cmpNk.jpg
10. Dont know if there's a way to tell but Lesser or Greater Green Leafbird? http://i.imgur.com/QFXpT.jpg
11. Little Spiderhunter? http://i.imgur.com/4qAX7.jpg
12. Scarlet-Breasted Flowerpecker? http://i.imgur.com/Y4jyr.jpg

These one I have no idea :) Most of them are flycatchers but i'm not very good at IDing them.

13. http://i.imgur.com/IuC5S.jpg
14. http://i.imgur.com/4xNCh.jpg
15. http://i.imgur.com/Gsk84.jpg
16. http://i.imgur.com/AhQLp.jpg
17. http://i.imgur.com/a1Gk6.jpg
18. http://i.imgur.com/gmxGU.jpg
19. http://i.imgur.com/eT1Nv.jpg
20. http://i.imgur.com/VmdNI.jpg
21. http://i.imgur.com/EnOb7.jpg
22. http://i.imgur.com/DJvgo.jpg
23. http://i.imgur.com/aJHHI.jpg

Thanks in advance for anyone willing to have a go at these :)
 

James Lowther

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a few guesses, steering clear of most of the raptors!

8&9 i agree
11 thick-billed?
12 yellow-rumped?
13 grey-streaked flycatcher??
14&15 spectacled bulbul
18 temminck's sunbird?
19 ferruginous babbler??
20 bold-striped tit babbler
21 common sandpiper
23 brown-throated sunbird??

cheers,
James
 

Larry Sweetland

Formerly 'Larry Wheatland'
Most of James's calls look pretty good to me, but think 18's more like Plain Sunbird and 19's more like White-chested Babbler.
 

birdboybowley

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1 agree with Bat Hawk
2&3 both look Lesser as tail looks mostly dark (GH has white tail with black subterminal band)
4 Jerdon's Baza
5-7 Wallace's HE
10 seems to show a yellow-green border to the black face...so Lesser for me
16 hmmm....not easy, but female Pale Blue would fit....
17 looks like a Plain Sunbird, albeit from a funny angle
22 looks like Crested Gos (with a very full crop)

Agree with Larry's suggestions....
 
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Weiss1

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Thanks for the help guys.

11 thick-billed?
Still not sure on this one, my book says that Thick-billed has a plain olive-green throat and breast compared to the white throat and yellow breast of the Little Spiderhunter. I've got another shot here but i can't judge the colour that well: http://i.imgur.com/H97c9.jpg

22 looks like Crested Gos (with a very full crop)

Oh yeah that may have been the same bird as number 8 now that i think of it :p
 

Larry Sweetland

Formerly 'Larry Wheatland'
Thanks for the help guys.


Still not sure on this one, my book says that Thick-billed has a plain olive-green throat and breast compared to the white throat and yellow breast of the Little Spiderhunter. I've got another shot here but i can't judge the colour that well: http://i.imgur.com/H97c9.jpg
:p

I've not been lucky enough to see Thick-billed Spiderhunter, but I think I'd be getting pretty excited by this bird. Admittedly it's hard to tell from these pics, as the lighting might be deceptive, but I'd expect Little S to show a distinct dark moustachial stripe, a longer bill and a whiter throat...... See what some more experienced people say on this one..and fingers crossed!
 

viator

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Singapore
I'm with Adam, the lighting might be deceptive but based on facial pattern this isn't a Little and looks good for Thick-billed.
 

Dave B

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1. Peregrine (the dark resident 'ernesti' race). Note the head pattern here - http://i.imgur.com/pOIlj.jpg, wrong for any age Bat Hawk and spot on for 'ernesti' Peregrine.

16 looks good for female Blue-and-White

18 is Plain Sunbird (as is 17)
19 is White-chested Babbler

For everything else, I agree with what others have already said.

Dave
 
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