Hans Matheve


As I had to spend most of the day in Kuala Lumpur waiting for my connecting flight to Borneo, I decided to do some minor birding in the area in the compagny of Jason Tan. No real target birds were sought after...


14 jun

arrival at KL Airport + birding Sungai Perdik


Taxonomy strictly follows Clements' 6th Edition (incl. updates). The list only contains species positively identified by at least one of our group. Birds identified by guides or other people only are not included, presumed species neither...

[61 species]

Gray Heron Ardea cinerea
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Pacific Reef-Heron Egretta sacra
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis
Zebra Dove Geopelia striata
Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus
Brush Cuckoo Cacomantis variolosus
Asian Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris
Chestnut-breasted Malkoha Phaenicophaeus curvirostris
House Swift Apus nipalensis
Gray-rumped Treeswift Hemiprocne longipennis
Whiskered Treeswift Hemiprocne comata
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
Brown Barbet Calorhamphus fuliginosus
Gold-whiskered Barbet Megalaima chrysopogon
Yellow-crowned Barbet Megalaima henricii Near-threatened (NT)
Blue-eared Barbet Megalaima australis
Rufous Woodpecker Celeus brachyurus
Checker-throated Woodpecker Picus mentalis
Maroon Woodpecker Blythipicus rubiginosus
Buff-rumped Woodpecker Meiglyptes tristis
Buff-necked Woodpecker Meiglyptes tukki Near-threatened (NT)
Banded Broadbill Eurylaimus javanicus
Black-and-yellow Broadbill Eurylaimus ochromalus Near-threatened (NT)
Oriental Pipit Anthus rufulus
Pied Triller Lalage nigra
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus
Black-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus atriceps
Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus
Ochraceous Bulbul Alophoixus ochraceus
Gray-cheeked Bulbul Alophoixus bres
Buff-vented Bulbul Iole olivacea Near-threatened (NT)
Greater Green Leafbird Chloropsis sonnerati
Blue-winged Leafbird Chloropsis cochinchinensis
Dark-necked Tailorbird Orthotomus atrogularis
Gray-headed Canary-Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis
Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis
White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus
White-chested Babbler Trichastoma rostratum Near-threatened (NT)
Golden Babbler Stachyris chrysaea
Striped Tit-Babbler Macronous gularis
Golden-bellied Gerygone Gerygone sulphurea
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird Chalcoparia singalensis
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis
Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker Prionochilus maculatus
Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor
Dark-throated Oriole Oriolus xanthonotus Near-threatened (NT)
Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella
Large Woodshrike Tephrodornis gularis
Rufous-winged Philentoma Philentoma pyrrhoptera
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus
House Crow Corvus splendens
Asian Glossy Starling Aplonis panayensis
Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis