Articles from September 2012

Dusky Broadbill

The Dusky Broadbill Corydon sumatranus is found in the lowland forest of South-east Asia.  It prefers the upper canopy of the forest and moves around in small hunting parties.  Such groups can be quite noisy.  It is a large bird (26 to 28cm) with an equally large head!

Barn Swallow

Winter migration is here again and leading the charge are thousands of Barn Swallows.  You see them in all kinds of habitat from coastal to montane areas.  Also a dangerous time for small insects.