Tropical Wildlife Photo Gallery Archives

Acridotheres tristis or myna with interesting colours

Acridotheres tristis (Myna, Mynah, Indian Myna) Mynas are medium-sized passerines with strong feet. Their flight is strong and direct, and they are gregarious. Their preferred habitat is fairly open country. The common myna with body length of 23 cm is readily identified by the brown body, black hooded head and the bare yellow patch behind […]

Halcyon smyrnensis with bright plumage and pointed bill

Halcyon smyrnensis (White-throated Kingfisher) Kingfishers are a family of small to medium-sized and brightly coloured birds. This White-throated Kingfisher is large, 27-28 cm in length. The adult has a bright blue back, wings and tail. Its head, shoulders, flanks and lower belly are chestnut and the throat and breast are white. The large bill and legs […]

Peacock with captivating iridescent colouration

Peacock (Peafowl, Peahen) The term peacock is reserved for the male while the female is known as a peahen. Both are peafowl. The immature offspring are sometimes called peachicks. In both species of Pavo, the male has a 90–130 cm body and 150 cm train of tail feathers that are coloured a brilliant metallic green. […]

Beautiful Eudocima phalonia visited us recently

Eudocima phalonia (Common Fruit-piercing Moth) This gorgeous Fruit Piercing Moth visited our home about two days ago in the afternoon. It laid silently outside our grilled gate as if waiting to be awakened from its slumber. We took a couple of photos of this amazing beauty. Is it a butterfly or moth, we wondered? I posted […]

Tropical Wildlife Photo Gallery

Showcasing pictures of all the wildlife and living organisms of the animal kingdom, especially insects, that abounds in our own garden and elsewhere in Malaysia, that we have the pleasure of capturing. Absolutely fascinating! These nature images are compiled in this photo gallery to give you an overview of what’s available in our website, and […]