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Old May 12th 2016, 9:17 am
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Just back from a few days Bali.

Beautiful birds. What’s not to like?!

Pic 1 A Spotted Dove
Pics 4&6 I think this is a Black-Crowned Night Heron. I was very lucky to spot her resting in the tree.
Pic 8 A Pond Heron.
Pic 9 A White Heron. Sadly I only had my phone camera that time.

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And Pic 3, which is also the best? Is it a kingfisher or a Norwegian Blue?
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Another couple of Balinese Birds you may have missed...they're dangduts .....
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So lots of wildlife in Bali then
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Another couple of Balinese Birds you may have missed...they're dangduts .....
They look like hooters to me.

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So lots of wildlife in Bali then
That's for sure...hati hati.
Better to follow JC3's adventures in Indonesia...or even mine (see post #3) rather than this....

Elephant Kills Woman Taking Photographs in Indonesia - ABC News
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And Pic 3, which is also the best? Is it a kingfisher or a Norwegian Blue?
Pic3?
Well it sure ain't a kingfisher...

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And where are pics 6, 8 and 9?
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They look like hooters to me.JC3
hahaha...you are probably correct and I bow to your superior knowledge and photos of lovely birds.
I was an aviator, not an aviarist, so aware that Titties and Tatas are members of the Mammary family.... but recall that the Hooters belong to the Knocker group...
There is a difference..some are bigger than others..
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And where are pics 6, 8 and 9?
If you click on the photos you will see each one has a number

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oh, I didn't realise you were using a Fibonacci numbering sequence. So what is the bird in the middle, lah?
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oh, I didn't realise you were using a Fibonacci numbering sequence.
Don’t worry IVV, 5 out of 4 people have problems with math.


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So what is the bird in the middle, lah?
Steady, such questions could lead me astray.
I replied, read the Site Rules again, and hit delete.
What photos are you looking at?!

Oh well, here’s a different answer to your question.

Ah yes, ...here we are, photo No. 6.

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...Pics 4&6 ... Black-Crowned Night Heron....[/I]
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I came across this:-

Believed to be monogamous, the males perform an elaborate courtship ritual during breeding season, and present sticks to their chosen female. When the pair bond is formed, their legs blush a pinkish-red.

Cue Davita...
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I came across this:-

Believed to be monogamous, the males perform an elaborate courtship ritual during breeding season, and present sticks to their chosen female. When the pair bond is formed, their legs blush a pinkish-red.

Cue Davita...
I trust you are not suggesting Davita also performs an elaborate courtship ritual at night, clappers his bill as he walks in a crouch, sings and dances, hissing as he rocks from foot to foot. Or even tries it!

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Originally Posted by InVinoVeritas View Post
I came across this:-

Believed to be monogamous, the males perform an elaborate courtship ritual during breeding season, and present sticks to their chosen female. When the pair bond is formed, their legs blush a pinkish-red.

Cue Davita...
Why me?.....I think my breeding season demised over 20 years ago...but not been tested.
However, if my legs ever blush pinkish-red I'll call those Bali Birds. I heard they nest in the Sky Garden in Kuta.....maybe JC3 went birdwatching there on his recent visit...
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