Birds

Cattle Egret

Scientific name:Bubulcus ibis
        Cattle Egret mouth is orange, black feet, summer head, chest, back, etc. have orange feathers appear in winter, back to white, only the head slightly yellow. The breeding season when the head will be decorated feathers appear.
        Mainly insects for food, but also fish, frogs and other animals. In the farmland, grasslands can be seen in his shadow, often stopped at the cattle back.


Pacific Swallow

Scientific name:Hirundo tahitica
        Pacific Swallow is a typical resident bird, perennial living in a fixed area, there is no long-range migration records, and therefore did not like the home-like migration of a large number of aggregation behavior, will fly in the prey of low-altitude insects for food.
        Living on open coastal areas, rivers, lakes, woodlands and streets over 2,100 meters. Will not be a large number of aggregation to small groups of empty riverbed in the sky or perched on the wire.
Yellow-bellied Prinia

Scientific name:Prinia flaviventris
        Head and neck necks gray, white eyebrow pattern is more concentrated in front of the eyes, mouth black, reddish brown. Throat white, chest, abdomen light yellow, back and tail feathers were dark brown.
        Plains of high-stalk grasslands are quite common, especially in the riverbank or wetlands side of the grass. Nature hidden, usually in the grass under the activities, not easy to be found, but in the breeding period, the male birds will jump on the branches issued a string of high to low loud and clear whistle "flute - law, law, law" The cat called "meow"

Black-headed shrike

Scientific name: Lanius schach
        Thick black over the eyeliner to the forehead, head to the neck gray, throat and abdomen white, black feathers and tail feathers, the other brown, the wing has a small white spots.
        Often appear in the estuary coast, farmland, plain wasteland, near home.
       A small but common, carnivorous, often stay in the obvious branches and other high ground to wait for prey to appear, food to the ground activities of small animals or insects.




Common Kingfisher

Scientific name:Alcedo atthis
Distributed in the 0 meters above sea level to 1200 meters above sea level waters, streams or lakes. 
        Common kingfisher thick and long and pointed, head slightly larger, slightly shorter tail, feet are short. Is a resident of the resident birds, usually alone, foraging, to see prey, from the height into the water prey.














Moorhen

Scientific name: Gallinula chloropus

Moorhen is a common resident of about 30 cm in length, the mouth is red, the forehead has a red plaque, tail below the white plaque, there are white under the Society, the body black. Distribution from the north-east of Siberia Wusuli, Taiwan, West and India, Ceylon and so quite extensive.
        Habitat in the waterside grassland, paddy fields, riverside grass, in the farmland, grass can be seen. Usually alone or in pairs of activities, the late reproduction of the common composition of small family groups, like in the shuttle bushes. Flying is not high so rarely fly. Most of the activities in the early morning and evening, aquatic animals, insects, aquatic plants, leaves or seeds for food.
Black coot

Scientific name:Fulica atra

      Whole body black, mouth and forehead for the white, dark red eyes. For winter migratory birds, small to medium waterside birds, appear in swamps or at altitudes of 0 to 50meters.The main food for the seeds, insects, fish.











Yellow Wagtail

Scientific name: Motacilla flava

        To olive yellow back, black feet, and wings on two white with gray wagtail to do a segment, the other yellow wagtail over the liner is also more narrow. Often small group appeared in the flatlands of the wetlands, and even rice and other water and low vegetation open areas, walking up and down shaking his tail.
        Flight path was wavy, often accompanied by a single " chi-" sounds. Because of social strong, so most of the turbulent body action, migration will be a large group of nights in the sugarcane fields or reeds, very spectacular.
Muller′s Barbet

Scientific name:Megalaima oorti

        Body length of 20 cm, the first big mouth rough, mouth base bristles obvious, colorful body, head and neck between the five colors, it is called " Colorful bird".
        Personality is not good to move, flying clumsy, with a protective color is not easy to be found, the night hiding in the old tree hole. Like to eat ficus, mountain jute fruit. Its barking low as "Guo Guo Guo ..." sound.


Plain Prinia

Scientific name: Prinia inornata

        Usually alone or in pairs in flat or low altitude areas, habitat in agricultural land, grassland and other open environment, with insects, other small invertebrates and other food.
        As the endemic subspecies of the brown head wren the back of the body is roughly yellow, cheeks, throat to the abdomen is pale yellow. Plain land or grassland generally can be seen, usually in the rice fields, riverbed near the grass activities, due to poor flight capacity, most of the way forward with a jump.
Japanese White-eye
 
Scientific name: Zosterops japonicus

        Body length of about 11 cm; back feathers green, chest and waist is gray, white abdomen; wings and tail feathers pan-green, surrounded by white velvet feathers around the eyes, forming a distinct white eye socket, hence the name embroidered eyes.
       Is a small insectivorous bird, insects accounted for 95% of its recipes, and the rest is in the flowering plant pecking nectar and fruit. In the garden and the city's most easy to see the trees on the street.
Nutmeg Mannikin
 
Scientific name: Lonchura punctulata
        The average weight of the spotted bird is about 13.6 grams, about 11 centimeters in length, slightly smaller than the sparrow; issued a very gentle "chirp, chirp" sound. Body brown, especially in the head brown deep, black mouth, scaly markings on the chest.
       To Gramineae seeds and cereals for food, often crowded clusters of like clusters of flying. Often flocks appear in plain, low-lying grass, agricultural areas. Often in the banyan tree, acacia trees and other nests, grass weaving into a spherical bird's nest.
Woodpecker

Scientific name: Picidae

       Small to medium size, with toe-foot (second, three toes forward, first, four toes back). Woodpecker with sharp straight beak, can be used to open the bark; woodpecker tongue from the skull after the bypass, from the nose to the beak tip, this special structure allows the tongue out very long, and telescopic, , Suitable for hooks within the wood worms.
       Because woodpeckers will be harmful to trees pests such as beetles, termites, etc. after eating out, it is also known as the "tree doctor."