Non-birding commitments have meant that my forays to Suan Rotfai and the grounds of the Dept of Public Relations in recent months have been irregular and all too brief, and consequently I've had no time to post updates on sightings.
Generally the birding has been quite slow, with no really interesting records - a product of my limited field effort for sure, but also we have been having an extremely warm "winter" with few days of cool weather that might have pushed birds southwards. The best has been a male Verditer Flycatcher
at the Dept of Public Relations that graced a fruiting fig on the last day of 2016, whilst 6th January produced an Eye-browed Thrush
and a pair of Hair-crested Drongos
in Suan Rotfai.
Below are a few images of my recent encounters.
|Asian Brown Flycatcher|
|leucogenis Ashy Drongo|
|This unfortunate Brown Shrike was present from late Oct until early Jan|
|All my recent mid-winter PLLW/Saks have proven to Sakhalin on call|