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Abbreviations of sites visited

 

KS = Kuala Selangor

TK = Tanjung Karang Ricefields

FR = FRIM

TN = Taman Negara NP

FH = Fraserís Hill

G = The Gap

PI = Pangkor Island

 

1.       

Great cormorant (1)

In flight north of KS

2.       

Grey Heron (35)

Common at KS reserve

3.       

Purple Heron (10)

Common at KS reserve

4.       

Striated Heron (12)

Common at mangroves near TK

5.       

Chinese Pond-Heron (5)

KS & TK ricefields

6.       

Cattle Egret (2)

flying over KS-reserve

7.       

Chinese Egret (2)

KS marsh hide

8.       

Intermediate Egret (6)

KS marsh hide

9.       

Little Egret (2)

Mangroves near TK

10.   

Great Egret (4)

KS marsh hide

11.   

Yellow Bittern (1)

Mangroves near TK

12.   

Cinnamon Bittern (1)

TK ricefields

13.   

Black Bittern (1)      

KS marsh hide

14.   

Milky Stork (4)

KS in captivity

15.   

Black Baza (1)

KS reserve

16.   

Oriental Honey-Buzzard (4)

KS hotel grounds

17.   

Black-Shouldered Kite (6)

Common at TK ricefields

18.   

Brahminy Kite (50+)

Very common at KS & PI

19.   

White-Bellied Sea-Eagle (20+)

KS (telekom tower) & common at PI

20.   

Lesser Fish-Eagle (1)

TN Tahan River

21.   

Short-Toed Eagle (1)

KS reserve

22.   

Crested Serpent-Eagle (2)

KS & FH

23.   

Blythís Hawk-Eagle (3)

TN & Gap

24.   

Peregrine Falcon      (1)

KS reserve

25.   

Black Partridge (1)

PI canopy trail

26.   

Crested Fireback (3)

TN Tahan hide

27.   

Red Junglefowl (2)

KS reserve

28.   

Malayan Peacock-Pheasant (1)

TN swamp loop trail

29.   

Great Argus (1)       

TN jenat mudah trail

30.   

White-Breasted Waterhen (15+)

Common at KS marsh hide

31.   

Watercock (3)        

KS marsh hide

32.   

Common Redshank (5)

KS marsh hide & TK mudflats

33.   

Marsh Sandpiper      (1)

KS marsh hide

34.   

Common Greenshank (1)

KS marsh hide

35.   

Terek Sandpiper (6)

TK mudflats

36.   

Common Sandpiper (10+)

Common at most sites

37.   

Pin-Tailed Snipe (1)

KS marsh hide

38.   

Great Crested Tern (1)

TK mudflats

39.   

Thick-Billed Pigeon (30+)

TN resort

40.   

Little-Green Pigeon (20+)   

TN resort

41.   

Pink-Necked Pigeon (20+)

Common at KS

42.   

Large-Green Pigeon (8)      

TN jenat mudah trail

43.   

Jambu Fruit-Dove (3)

TN resort & male sleeping during night-walk

44.   

Green Imperial Pigeon (2)   

TN tahan river

45.   

Mountain Imperial Pigeon (2)

FH lady Maxwell road

46.   

Rock Dove (6)

Common KS & FH

47.   

Little Cuckoo-Dove (8)

FH

48.   

Spotted Dove (2)    

KS hotel grounds

49.   

Peaceful Dove (30+)

Common at most sites

50.   

Green-winged Pigeon (1)

KS (in flight)

51.   

Blue-Crowned Hanging-Parrot (2)

TN resort

52.   

Large Hawk-Cuckoo (1)

FH heard several times (seen once R)

53.   

Oriental Cuckoo (1)

FH lady maxwell road

54.   

Banded Bay Cuckoo (1)

KS hotel grounds

55.   

Asian Koel (8)

Common around KS hotel

56.   

Black-Bellied Malkoha (1)

KS marsh hide

57.   

Chestnut-Bellied Malkoha (1)

KS reserve

58.   

Green-Billed Malkoha (1)    

Gap

59.   

Chestnut-Breasted Malkoha (2)

FH & FR

60.   

Greater Coucal (7)

KS hotel & TN

61.   

Lesser Coucal (1)

On the way to tembelling jetty

62.   

Large-Tailed Nightjar (4)

KS hotel

63.   

Edible-Nest Swiftlet (4)

KS hotel (uncertain id)

64.   

Black-Nest Swiftlet (4)

KS hotel (uncertain id)

65.   

White-Bellied Swiftlet (10+)

Common at FH

66.   

Brown-Backed Needletail (10)

TN tahan river

67.   

House Swift (50+)

Common at most sites

68.   

Asian Palm-Swift (50+)

Common at most sites

69.   

Grey-Rumped Treeswift (6)

Near Kuala Kuba Bahru (on way to K.Kangsar)

70.   

Whiskered Treeswift (2)

TN canopy walk

71.   

Common Kingfisher (1)       

TK mangroves

72.   

Blue-Banded Kingfisher (1)

TN tahan river (R)

73.   

Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher (1)

TN tahan river trail (rufous backed form)

74.   

Stork-Billed Kingfisher (10+)

KS & TN tahan river where it is common

75.   

Ruddy Kingfisher (1)

Boat trip from tembelling jetty to TN

76.   

White-Throated Kingfisher (30+)

Common at most sites

77.   

Black-Capped Kingfisher (15+)

Fairly common at KS & common at TN

78.   

Collared Kingfisher (5)        

KS & PI

79.   

Blue-Tailed Bee-Eater (15+)

KS hotel grounds & TK

80.   

Blue-Throated Bee-Eater (50+)

Common at KS, TN & PI

81.   

Red-Bearded Bee-Eater (3)

FH & Gap

82.   

Dollarbird (3) 

KS hotel & TN resort

83.   

Black Hornbill (1)

TN tahan river

84.   

Oriental Pied-Hornbill (15+)

TN resort & common at PI

85.   

Rhinoceros Hornbill (1)       

TN jenat mudah trail (R)

86.   

Great Hornbill (1)

PI

87.   

Helmeted Hornbill (1)

TN jenat mudah trail

88.   

Fire-Tufted Barbet (6)

TN telekom loop & new road

89.   

Lineated Barbet (1)

KS melawati hill

90.   

Gold-Whiskered Barbet (2)

TN resort (very big!!!)

91.   

Red-Throated Barbet (1)

TN resort

92.   

Black-Browed Barbet (6)    

FH new road

93.   

Blue-Eared Barbet (1)

TN resort

94.   

Coppersmith Barbet (2)

KS hotel

95.   

Speckled Piculet (1)

FH new road (R)

96.   

Rufous Piculet (1)

G at Gap Resthouse

97.   

Laced Woodpecker (2)

KS reserve

98.   

Grey-Faced Woodpecker (1)

KS reserve

99.   

Greater Yellownape (1)

FH new road

100.

Crimson-Winged Woodpecker (2)

TN resort & tahan river

101.

Lesser Yellownape (2)

FH new road

102.

Common Goldenback (1)

KS reserve

103.

Buff-Rumped Woodpecker (1)

FH new road

104.

Brown-Capped Woodpecker (1)

KS hotel grounds (J)

105.

Grey-and-Buff Woodpecker (1)

FH new road

106.

Bay Woodpecker (1)

FH lady Maxwell road

107.

Maroon Woodpecker (1)

KS reserve

108.

Greater Goldenback (2)      

FH lady Maxwell road & KS reserve

109.

Dusky Broadbill (3)

TN tahan river

110.

Black-and-Red Broadbill (2)

TN tahan river

111.

Long-Tailed Broadbill (3)    

FH lady Maxwell road

112.

Blue-Winged Pitta (1)

TN night walk sleeping on a branch (R)

113.

Barn Swallow (100+)

Common throughout

114.

Red-Rumped Swallow (2)    

Gap resthouse

115.

Bar-Winged Flycatcher-Shrike (2) 

FH new road

116.

Javan Cuckoo-Shrike (6)

FH lady Maxwell road & jelai hotel

117.

Lesser Cuckoo-Shrike (2)   

Gap at 1,5km road sign

118.

Pied Triller (2)         

KS reserve

119.

Ashy Minivet (1)     

KS reserve

120.

Fiery Minivet (2)     

TN canopy walk

121.

Grey-Chinned Minivet (10)

fairly common at FH

122.

Scarlet Minivet (2)

FH lady Maxwell road

123.

Common Iora (4)     

KS hotel, KK & PI

124.

Lesser Green Leafbird (1)

TN resort (J)

125.

Greater Green Leafbird (1)

TN resort

126.

Blue-Winged Leafbird (8)

FR canopy walk & FH

127.

Orange-Bellied Leafbird (10+)

fairly common at FH

128.

Straw-Headed Bulbul (10+)

FR & TN resort

129.

Black-and-White Bulbul (1)

TN resort

130.

Black-Headed Bulbul (50+)

Common at TN resort

131.

Black-Crested Bulbul (4)

FH new road & Gap

132.

Scaly-Breasted Bulbul (1)   

FR in fruiting tree

133.

Puff-Backed Bulbul (2)

TN resort

134.

Stripe-Throated Bulbul (6)

FR & TN resort

135.

Yellow-Vented Bulbul (100+)

Common throughout

136.

Olive-Winged Bulbul (2)      

KS reserve

137.

Streak-Eared Bulbul (2)

PI hotel area

138.

Cream-Vented Bulbul (8)

KS reserve & PI

139.

Red-Eyed Bulbul (15+)

fairly common at TN resort

140.

Spectacled Bulbul (2)

TN resort (J)

141.

Ochraceous Bulbul (6)

FH singles seen most days

142.

Mountain Bulbul (2)

FH telekom loop

143.

Streaked Bulbul (10+)        

fairly common at TN resort

144.

Ashy Bulbul (2)

FR in fruiting tree

145.

Black Drongo (1)

KS hotel

146.

Crow-Billed Drongo (2)

TN tahan river

147.

Bronzed Drongo (4)

Singles seen at KS, FH & TN

148.

Lesser Racket-Tailed Drongo (4)   

TN resort & FH

149.

Greater Racket-Tailed Drongo (20+)

TN resort & fairly common at FH

150.

Dark-Throated Oriole (1)    

KS hotel (female)

151.

Black-Naped Oriole (50+)

Common on most sites except FH

152.

Black-and-Crimson Oriole (10+)

Fairly common at FH

153.

Asian Fairy-Bluebird (75+)

Common at TN resort

154.

Green Magpie (8)

FH beautiful colours

155.

Black Magpie (1)

TN jenat mudah trail

156.

House Crow (50+)

Fairly common at most sites

157.

Slender-Billed Crow (20)

Less common than House Crow

158.

Large-Billed Crow (30)

TN resort, KS & FH

159.

Great Tit (2)

KS reserve (grey form)

160.

Sultan Tit (10)        

FH & Gap

161.

Blue Nuthatch (6)

FH telekom loop & new road

162.

Horsfields Babbler (1)

TN jenat mudah trail

163.

Abbotts Babbler (1)

TN tahan river

164.

Scaly-Crowned Babbler (1)

TN tahan river

165.

Chestnut-Backed Scimitar-Babbler (2)

TN jenat mudah trail

166.

Eye-browed Wren-Babbler (1)

TN jenat mudah trail (R)

167.

Golden Babbler (10)

FH seen on most days

168.

Grey-Throated Babbler (1)

FH new road

169.

Striped Tit-Babbler (10)     

Large group at KS reserve

170.

Chestnut-Capped Laughingthrush (35+)

Common at FH

171.

Chestnut-Crowned Laughingthrush (2)

FH hotel area

172.

Silver-Eared Mesia (40+)    

Common at FH

173.

White-Browed Shrike-Babbler (2)  

FH new road

174.

Black-Eared Shrike-Babbler (2)

FH new road

175.

Blue-Winged Minla (20)

Fairly common at FH

176.

Mountain Fulvetta (20+)    

Common at FH

177.

Long-Tailed Sibia (40+)      

Common at FH

178.

Oriental Magpie-Robin (50+)

Common at most sites

179.

White-Rumped Shama (3)

TN trail to latah berkoh rapids & PI

180.

Blue Rock-Thrush (2)

Cave temples near Ipoh

181.

Fly-eater (3)

KS reserve & TK mangroves

182.

Chestnut-Crowned Warbler (1)

FH new road

183.

Yellow-Breasted Warbler (2)

FH new road (J)

184.

Yellow-Bellied Warbler (1)

FH new road

185.

Arctic Warbler (4)

KS & FH

186.

Common Tailorbird (8)

KS reserve & TN resort

187.

Ashy Tailorbird (15+)

Fairly common at KS reserve

188.

Rufous-Tailed Tailorbird (4)

KS reserve along mangroves

189.

Mountain Tailorbird (1)       

FH hotel area (R)

190.

Rufescent Prinia (1)

KS reserve (J)

191.

Yellow-Bellied Prinia (1)

KS reserve

192.

Asian Brown Flycatcher (6)

Singles on most days at FH

193.

Verditer Flycatcher (2)

FH new road

194.

Yellow-Rumped Flycatcher (1)

TN resort (eclipse male)

195.

Mugimaki Flycatcher (2)

FH new road

196.

Little Pied Flycatcher (8)    

Fairly common at FH

197.

Large Niltava (3)     

TN resort & FH new road

198.

Pale Blue-Flycatcher (2)    

FH hotel area

199.

Mangrove Blue-Flycatcher (1)

KS reserve

200.

Grey-Headed Canary-Flycatcher (2)

FH new road

201.

White-Throated Fantail (15+)

Common at FH

202.

Pied Fantail (1)

KS reserve

203.

Asian Paradise-Flycatcher (2)

FH telekom loop (white morph) and Gap

204.

Forest Wagtail (2)

FRIM & FH new road

205.

Richardís Pipit (2)

PI

206.

White-Breasted Woodswallow (2)

TK ricefields

207.

Brown Shrike (3)     

Singles at KS, TK & PI

208.

Asian Glossy Starling (100+)

Very common

209.

Common Myna (100+)

Very common

210.

Jungle Myna (4)      

KS hotel area

211.

White-Vented Myna (30)    

Large group at TK ricefields

212.

Brown-Throated Sunbird (10+)

Fairly common at KS

213.

Red-Throated Sunbird (2)   

FRIM & PI

214.

Ruby-Cheeked Sunbird (1)

KS hotel area (J)

215.

Purple-Naped Sunbird (2)   

KS hotel & TN resort

216.

Purple-Throated Sunbird (1)

KS hotel area

217.

Olive-Backed Sunbird (2)             

KS hotel area

218.

Black-Throated Sunbird (10+)       

Fairly common at FH

219.

Little Spiderhunter (1)

KS hotel

220.

Thick-Billed Spiderhunter (1)

KS hotel

221.

Long-Billed Spiderhunter (1)

TN resort

222.

Yellow-Eared Spiderhunter (1)

TN resort

223.

Grey-Breasted Spiderhunter (1)

KS reserve

224.

Streaked Spiderhunter (25+)

Common at FH

225.

Yellow-Breasted Flowerpecker (1) 

TN tahan river

226.

Orange-Bellied Flowerpecker (1)

FR

227.

Scarlet-Backed Flowerpecker (3)

KS hotel & PI hotel area

228.

Buff-Bellied Flowerpecker (1)

FH telekom loop

229.

Oriental White-Eye (2)

KS reserve

230.

Everettís White-Eye (2)

FH hotel area (R)

231.

Eurasian Tree-Sparrow (200+)

Abundant

232.

Baya Weaver (2)     

KS reserve

233.

Java Sparrow (4)    

Kek Look Tong Temple (near Ipoh)

234.

White-Rumped Munia (15+)

KS reserve & FH

235.

White-Bellied Munia (1)

Tembelling Jetty

236.

Scaly-Breasted Munia (20+)

KS & large group at TK ricefields

237.

Black-headed Munia (10+)

TK mudflats

238.

White-Headed Munia (10+)

TK mudflats

 

 

 

 

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