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12 May 2013

Birds of Ngoc Linh NR_

Hi all again!

Part 2_White-tailed Leaf Warbler

I want to save this part for this species only. You can see many different kinds of foods they need to feed the babies. I have total of about 30 different kind of foods and below are some of them!


Hung Le

5 May 2013

Birds of Ngoc Linh NR, Kon Tum province

Hi All!

It was greats for me to do the field survey at Ngoc Linh NR, Kon Tum province this spring, producing many chances to see the birds in breeding time. Please enjoy some of the photos. I have to divided in to several parts. The first photo of Golden-winged Laughingthrush will be at the end...

Part 1. Woodpeckers:

1. Greater Yellownape.

The nest of this species is about 40 m high.

Male outside of nest

Female outsite the nest

Start exchange the position 

Male get in nest

Female get in nest

Male in nest

Female in nest

They were exchanged three to four times/day and start at about 6 am.

2. Rufous Woodpecker

Female M.b. annamensis

Male M.b. annamensis

3. Stripe-breasted Woodpecker



It was first thought to be the Spot-breasted Woodpecker with the red stop at mid-crown but It is the immature male of Stripe-breasted.

To be continued 

Hung Le