Blue Jewel by the Drain

Saturday, May 31, 2014
It was a typical morning, as I waited by the drain. Yes, a drain. Anyway, 2 Blue-eared Kingfisher were spotted from afar! Parental feeding just above the water. However, it was just too far away from where I was standing. I repositioned myself towards the other end and waited for the birds to perch on somewhere more open. After 30 minutes or so, the juvenile appeared a little far away from where it was spotted. Adult came for a while and fed it, then flew away. Oh well, a good sighting.

I will post more photos on this individual at

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I'm a bird watcher, digiscoper, photographer and a licensed nature guide. Welcome to my 'A Malaysian Birder' blog. I will post my bird sightings and photographs on this blog. I started bird watching while studying in university. After graduating with a degree in forestry specializing in parks and recreation management, I have been attached to the parks and gardens industry. My past work experiences involve conducting environmental education program, bird watching and many more.

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There are quite a number of birding groups from Australia, United States and United Kingdom that come over to Malaysia annually visiting the traditional key sites that include Kuala Selangor, Fraser's Hill and Taman Negara. There is not doubt that the 3 sites are the preferred birding sites in Peninsular Malaysia. So if you are coming over for birding and intend to hire a guide, you can send me an email at and go over to posting section to view photos and summary of trip reports with testimonials from past clients.

Besides following the traditional route, I also customized trip according to clients needs, preference and interests. So there are some local patches that I can introduce to all bird watchers, digiscopers and photographers.

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