This page contains pictures of some of the birds that I saw in Borneo.

I saw quite a few birds during the early morning, evening, and night excursions. I was especially impressed by the colorful Kingfishers and the Hornbills.

Nature pictures of Borneo and other bird pages are linked:

Nature in Borneo
Nature Page for Borneo
Bird Pages
Bird Pages

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Birds in Borneo

Pelargopsis capensis
Stork-billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis, german: Storchschnabelliest, french: Martin-chasseur gurial), sitting on the tree and another kingfisher flying. (796k)
Corydon sumatranus
Dusky Broadbill (Corydon sumatranus, french: Eurylaime corydon). (601k)
Orthotomus sutorius
Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius, french: Couturière à longue queue). (624k)
Philentoma velata
Maroon-breasted Philentoma (Philentoma velata). (538k)
Accipiter trivirgatus
Crested Goshawk (Accipiter trivirgatus, french: Autour huppé). (733k)
Trichastoma rostratum
White-chested Babbler (Trichastoma rostratum, french: Akalat à front noir). (718k)
Chloropsis sonnerati
Greater Green Leafbird (Chloropsis sonnerati, german: Dickschnabel-Blattvogel). (660k)
Arachnothera longirostra
Little Spiderhunter (Arachnothera longirostra, german: Weißkehl-Spinnenjäger, french: Petit Arachnothère). (851k)
Aethopyga temminckii
Male Temminck's Sunbird (Aethopyga temminckii, french: Souimanga de Temminck). (634k)
Pericrocotus speciosus
Male Scarlet Minivet (Pericrocotus speciosus). (740k)
Pericrocotus speciosus
Female Scarlet Minivet (Pericrocotus speciosus). (786k)
Merops viridis
Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis, german: Bienenfresser, french: Guêpier à gorge bleue). (540k)
Anthreptes malacensis
Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis, french: Souimanga à gorge brune). (561k)
 Unknown Sunbird
?? Unknown sunbird. (477k)
Hemiprocne comata
Whiskered Tree Swift (Hemiprocne comata, german: Baumsegler, french: Hémiprocné coiffé). (443k)
Erythropitta ussheri
Black-crowned Pitta (Erythropitta ussheri, french: Brève d'Ussher). (556k)
Harpactes duvaucelii
Scarlet-rumped Trogon (Harpactes duvaucelii, french: Trogon de Duvaucel). (446k)
Todiramphus chloris
Collared Kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris, german: Halsbandliest, french: Martin-chasseur à collier blanc). (873k)
Ceyx erithaca
Black-backed Kingfisher (Ceyx erithaca, german: Dschungelzwergfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pourpré). (415k)
Pelargopsis capensis
Stork-billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis, german: Storchschnabelliest, french: Martin-chasseur gurial). (684k)
Alcedo meninting
Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting, german: Menintingeisvogel, french: Martin-pêcheur méninting). (491k)
Corvus enca
Slender-billed Crow (Corvus enca, german: Raben und Krähen, french: Corneille à bec fin) picking a worm out of a tree hole. (578k)
Collocalia affinis
Plume-toed Swiftlets (Collocalia affinis) in an abandoned building. (438k)
Ardea alba modesta
Eastern Great Egret (Ardea alba modesta, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (919k)
Egretta garzetta garzetta
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (501k)
Ardea purpurea manilensis
Eastern Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea manilensis, german: Purpurreiher, french: Héron pourpré). (634k)
Ardea purpurea manilensis
Eastern Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea manilensis, german: Purpurreiher, french: Héron pourpré) in flight. (691k)
Anhinga melanogaster
Oriental Darter/Snake Bird (Anhinga melanogaster, german: Indischer Schlangenhalsvogel, french: Anhinga roux). (494k)
Anhinga melanogaster
Oriental Darter (Anhinga melanogaster, german: Indischer Schlangenhalsvogel, french: Anhinga roux) drying its wings. (983k)
Berenicornis comatus
White-crested Hornbill (Berenicornis comatus, german: Langschopf-Hornvogel, french: Calao coiffé). (717k)
Anorrhinus galeritus
Bushy-crested Hornbill in flight(Anorrhinus galeritus, french: Calao largup). (507k)
Rhabdotorrhinus corrugatus
Wrinkled Hornbill in flight(Rhabdotorrhinus corrugatus, german: Runzelhornvogel, french: Calao à casque rouge). (436k)
Anthracoceros malayanus
Male Black Hornbill (Anthracoceros malayanus, german: Malaien-Hornvogel, french: Calao charbonnier). (491k)
Anthracoceros malayanus
Male Black Hornbill (Anthracoceros malayanus, german: Malaien-Hornvogel, french: Calao charbonnier). This one has a white stripe over eye to nape. (704k)
Buceros rhinoceros
Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros, german: Rhinozerosvogel, french: Calao rhinocéros). (867k)
Buceros rhinoceros
Rhinoceros Hornbill in flight(Buceros rhinoceros, german: Rhinozerosvogel, french: Calao rhinocéros). (486k)
Buceros rhinoceros
Rhinoceros Hornbill in flight(Buceros rhinoceros, german: Rhinozerosvogel, french: Calao rhinocéros). (507k)
Buceros rhinoceros
Rhinoceros Hornbill in flight(Buceros rhinoceros, german: Rhinozerosvogel, french: Calao rhinocéros). (746k)
Rhinoceros Hornbills Flight Hornbills
Rhinoceros Hornbills in flight. Hornbills mate for life, so you usually see them in pairs. (399k)
Anthracoceros albirostris
Oriental Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris, german: Orienthornvogel, french: Calao pie). (717k)
Lophura ignita
Crested Fireback Pheasant (Lophura ignita, german: Feuerrückenfasan, french: Faisan noble). (607k)
Bubo sumatranus
Barred Eagle Owl (Bubo sumatranus, german: Malayen-Uhu, french: Grand-duc bruyant). (601k)
Ninox scutulata
Brown Hawk Owl (Ninox scutulata, german: Falkenkauz, french: Ninoxe hirsute). (696k)
Strix leptogrammica
Brown Wood Owl (Strix leptogrammica, german: Malaienkauz, french: Chouette leptogramme). (439k)
Ketupa ketupu
Buffy Fish Owl (Ketupa ketupu, german: Sunda-Fischuhu, french: Kétoupa malais). (602k)
Pernis ptilorhynchus
Oriental Honey Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus, german: Schopfwespenbussard, french: Bondrée orientale). (550k)
Haliaeetus leucogaster
White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster, german: Weißbauchseeadler, french: Pygargue blagre). (1196k)
Haliaeetus leucogaster
White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster, german: Weißbauchseeadler, french: Pygargue blagre). (889k)
Aviceda jerdoni
Jerdon's Baza (Aviceda jerdoni, french: Baza de Jerdon). (601k)
Spilornis cheela
Crested Serpent Eagle (Spilornis cheela, german: Schlangenweihe, french: Serpentaire bacha). (574k)
Crested Serpent Eagle Eating
Crested Serpent Eagle eating a rat. (576k)

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