Ancient ruins vs birdwatching

4개월 전

Time to take a break from all the latest events, and post with my favourite tag, which I haven't done for quite a while. So, straight from Cambodia... #featheredfriends it is!


All of these photos were taken visiting the ancient city of Angkor Wat.


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And Angkor Do deserves a visit; all the ruins, the ancient buildings, they're just incredible! BUUUUUT... the birdwacher in me can't resist looking around and see what creatures inhabit these ruins and the nearby nature!


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Common mynah - Acridotheres tristis

And the common mynahs where the first ones I noticed. They weren't particularly shy, roaming around the green spaces together with the hords of tourists.


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Somewhere in the main palace, the one on the first photo, this little guy was peaking.


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Now, this one, I couldn't identify. I searched, and there's even an Angkor Wat birds checklist! But no luck in getting a definitive identification. Any asian birds expert out there willing to provide some clue? 🙂


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And for last, these ones were also easy to spot, because as all parrots... they're noisy!


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Red breasted parakeet - Psittacula alexandri

The red breasted parakeets stood high in the trees, and these were the only "decent" photos i could take. I did saw a bunch of them flying, but too fast, and with too much trees to take decent photos. Still managed to catch the kissing couple, thow!


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If travelling is your thing... put Angkor Wat on your places to see list; you won't be disappointed, even if like me, you prefer nature to civilization. And While you walk among the ancient buildings, have fun watching the animals too!

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The best thing about a project like @featheredfriends is that you get to see so many birds that you have never seen before as the pictures come in from all over the world.

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Exactly! One of the reasons why I like the tag so much. Thanks for visiting!

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Great photos!

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Thank you!

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Thank you guys!

Oh! I love seeing the birds that you have spotted on your travels!
Wonderful photos and great info!
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Always a pleasure to share :) Thanks for the visit!

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