31 March, 2012

Plaintive Cuckoo & Tiger Shrike

25th February 2012, Kemensah, Selangor

Common Name: Plaintive Cuckoo

Local Name: Sewah Mati Anak

Scientific Name: Cocamantis merulinus

Plaintive Cuckoo has two different calls, one of them is so similar to the call of the Rusty-breasted Cuckoos that sometimes you do  get surprised when a different bird flies into view while you’re expecting it to to be the other.


Common Name: Tiger Shrike

Local Name: Tirjup Rimau

Scientific Name: Lanius tigrinus


Almost time for her to fly north.


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