Saturday, 9 July 2011

Birds in Borneo

The last week of mist netting at Danau Girang in Sabah, Borneo has added some spectacular birds to Cardiff Uni's ringing list here. Bird of the week had to be the black-and-red broadbill, which appeared to have a plastic bill attached to the front of its head.

There are also many tiny but equally colourful birds around. One example is this orange-bellied flowerpecker:

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