Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Brown-throated Sunbird นกกินปลีคอสีน้ำตาล

SRF today produced a Brown-throated Sunbird นกกินปลีคอสีน้ำตาล. Though a very common resident, it is my new find. ID confirmation pending.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Green-billed Malkoha นกบั้งรอกใหญ่

Though Green-billed Malkohas are very common residents in Phutthamonthon, not very often that they will pose like a professional. This one was feeding on a wattle tree. (กระถินณรงค์)

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Monday, December 15, 2014

Grey Heron นกกระสานวล

It's almost dusk in Phutthamonthon when I saw a very big bird high on a tree. A few shots sent it to hide deeper in another tree. It is Grey Heron, a migrant, later a swarm of 12 flew on the sky in flock to southwest.  My new find.

Zoom in

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Black Baza เหยี่ยวกิ้งก่าสีดำ

Phutthamonthon today produced a pair of Black Bazas. First image depicted a bird with black and white stripes on its breast. Another bird has black and reddish-brown stripes.
My new find. เหยี่ยวกิ้งก่าสีดำ

Friday, December 5, 2014

Queen's Park Kingfisher on the King's birthday

Bhumibol Adulyadej, also called Phumiphon Adunlayadet, or Rama IX   (born Dec. 5, 1927, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.), ninth king of the Chakkri dynasty (1946– ), ruled or reigned in Thailand from 1782, world longest-serving monarch.
H.M. birthday is designated as Thailand national day.
Black-capped Kingfisher นกกะเต็นหัวดำ

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Were the Barbets in fight or in love?

December 2nd and cool breeze has reached Bangkok. It was quite hazy when I saw something moving on the ground in Phutthamonthon. Zooming in revealed that two Lineated Barbets were there entangled together in what looked like a long fighting. It took 12 minutes more before they noticed me and fled. From the video, both are very bright with high physical fitness. One is smaller than the other. Likely they were making love.
Reviewing the images again and again reveals that they are in fight rather. Blood stains (on the corner of the mouth) in many pics were evidences of harsh fighting.

Mating Lineated Barbets

Scene 2