Whistling Ducks

White-faced Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna viduata) The White-faced Whistling-Duck is fairly common over all of sub-Saharan Africa, absent only from the dry Karoo-Kalahari and the wet Congo Basin. Curiously, it also occurs in South America (as does its close relative the Fulvous Whistling-Duck) and – along with the Comb Duck – are the only waterfowl to occur … Read more Whistling Ducks

Feathered Clown

Black-and-yellow Broadbill (Eurylaimis ochromalus), Kinabatangan, Sabah (North Borneo), Malaysia Walking quietly along the forest trail, my eyes are trained on the undergrowth. I’m hoping for that telltale sign of a pitta or a wren-babbler flicking leaves about in search of beetles or worms. Perhaps a flycatcher, or maybe a fireback pheasant making its own way … Read more Feathered Clown

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