Birds at Sungai Rambah

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When they say you need patience in birds photography, I did not know that it could run for a few days in a row.  I only knew it when I started to present myself at the same spot over and over again for a few days straight.  As I did not use hide nor did I wear camo painted military-like apparel, I must have stuck out like a sore thumb.  They kept their distance away from me and the kingfisher totally out of sight.  Only when I’m starting to become a familiar sight that they started to move nearer and appear.  Lesson learned and I’m starting to enjoy and appreciate the rewards.

Here are a few photos from the recent successive trips to Sungai Rambah at Pontian, Johor.

The river mouth

The river mouth and the mudflat at low tide

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The mangroves at the river bank

03greategret

Great Egret

04striated

Striated Heron

06lesseradjutant

Lesser Adjutant

07greyheron

Grey Heron

08threespecies

There are three species here

09greatnlittle

Great and Little Egrets

10king

This one just beginning to show itself and far away

Plain Sunbird

Sunbird feasting on the nectar of the coconut flowers

14wbse

White-bellied Sea Eagle

15Brahminy

Brahminy Kite

There are a few others.

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