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THE MALAY PENINSULA

Friday 18th August - Tuesday 1st August 2017

Craig Robson

Ferruginous Partridge (Craig Robson)

Ferruginous Partridge (Craig Robson)

After a gap of three years, a highly successful return to Peninsular Malaysia brought a huge range of endemics and regional specialities. Heading the cast of the 284 species that we recorded were: Malaysian and Ferruginous Partridges, ‘Malay’ Crested Fireback, Malayan and Mountain Peacock-Pheasants, Bat Hawk, Chestnut-bellied Malkoha, Reddish Scops Owl, Gould’s Frogmouth, Malaysian Eared Nightjar, Cinnamon-rumped Trogon, Rufous-collared and Blue-banded Kingfishers, White-crowned and Wrinkled Hornbills, Fire-tufted and Red-crowned Barbets, Bamboo Woodpecker, Garnet and Mangrove Pittas, Maroon-breasted Philentoma, Fiery Minivet, Black-and-crimson Oriole, Spotted Fantail, Rail-babbler, Straw-headed, Black-and-white, Scaly-bellied and Finsch’s Bulbuls, Rufous-bellied Swallow, Grey-headed and Grey-breasted Babblers, Striped Wren-babbler, Black, Chestnut-capped (or Spectacled) and Malayan Laughingthrushes, Mountain Fulvetta, Blue Nuthatch, Rufous-tailed Shama, Malaysian Blue Flycatcher, Chestnut-naped Forktail, ‘Malayan’ Blue Whistling Thrush, and Red-throated, Copper-throated and Temminck’s Sunbirds.

Mountain Peacock-Pheasant (Craig Robson)

Mountain Peacock-Pheasant (Craig Robson)