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One more lifer at Subic

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The avian gods again smiled at me during this Subic rainforest sortie and allowed me to capture another lifer. I got some documentary pics of the Ashy Minivet, and detailed pics of a perched immature Chinese Goshawk*.

[* After some consultation with Accipiter experts, the provisional ID of Japanese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter gularis) is now revised to Chinese Goshawk (Accipiter soloensis)]
Chinese Goshawk (immature)

Scientific name - Accipiter soloensis

Habitat - Forest and forest edge.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG) + Sigma 2x TC, 1600 mm]
IMG_7014-800x600.jpg

Chinese Goshawk (immature)

Scientific name - Accipiter soloensis

Habitat - Forest and forest edge.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG) + Sigma 2x TC, 1600 mm]

Chinese Goshawk (immature, provisional ID)

Scientific name - Accipiter soloensis

Habitat - Forest and forest edge.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG) + Sigma 2x TC, 1600 mm]
IMG_7014-100crop.jpg

Chinese Goshawk (immature, provisional ID)

Scientific name - Accipiter soloensis

Habitat - Forest and forest edge.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG) + Sigma 2x TC, 1600 mm]

Chinese Goshawk (immature, provisional ID)

Scientific name - Accipiter soloensis

Habitat - Forest and forest edge.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG) + Sigma 2x TC, 1600 mm]
IMG_7005-800x600.jpg

Chinese Goshawk (immature, provisional ID)

Scientific name - Accipiter soloensis

Habitat - Forest and forest edge.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG) + Sigma 2x TC, 1600 mm]

Ashy Minivet, female

Scientific name - Pericrocotus divaricatus

Habitat - Uncommon and sporadic migrant, at canopy of second growth and more open forest.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
IMG_6804-800x600.jpg

Ashy Minivet, female

Scientific name - Pericrocotus divaricatus

Habitat - Uncommon and sporadic migrant, at canopy of second growth and more open forest.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

Ashy Minivet, male 

Scientific name - Pericrocotus divaricatus 

Habitat - Uncommon and sporadic migrant, at canopy of second growth and more open forest. 

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
IMG_6825-800x600.jpg

Ashy Minivet, male

Scientific name - Pericrocotus divaricatus

Habitat - Uncommon and sporadic migrant, at canopy of second growth and more open forest.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

Ashy Minivet, female 

Scientific name - Pericrocotus divaricatus 

Habitat - Uncommon and sporadic migrant, at canopy of second growth and more open forest. 

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
IMG_6784-700x525.jpg

Ashy Minivet, female

Scientific name - Pericrocotus divaricatus

Habitat - Uncommon and sporadic migrant, at canopy of second growth and more open forest.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

White-Bellied Woodpecker 

Scientific name - Dryocpus javensis 

Habitat - Forest and edge at all levels up to 1600 m or higher. 

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
IMG_6932-700x525.jpg

White-Bellied Woodpecker

Scientific name - Dryocpus javensis

Habitat - Forest and edge at all levels up to 1600 m or higher.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

Sooty Woodpecker 
(a Philippine endemic) 

Scientific name - Mulleripicus funebris 

Habitat - Forest and forest edge. 

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
IMG_6912-700x525.jpg

Sooty Woodpecker
(a Philippine endemic)

Scientific name - Mulleripicus funebris

Habitat - Forest and forest edge.

[20D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]

Grey-streaked Flycatcher 

Scientific name - Muscicapa griseisticta 

Habitat - Conspicuously perches in tops of trees in forest, edge and open areas. 

[20D + 400 5.6L, hand held]
IMG_6773_2-800x600.jpg

Grey-streaked Flycatcher

Scientific name - Muscicapa griseisticta

Habitat - Conspicuously perches in tops of trees in forest, edge and open areas.

[20D + 400 5.6L, hand held]

Whiskered Treeswift (Hemiprocne comata, resident) 

Habitat - Forest edge or in new clearings.

Shooting info - Subic rainforest, Bataan, October 16, 2005, 350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG), 800 mm, f/11, 1/800 sec, ISO 400, 475B/3421 support
Whiskered_Treeswift-IMG_7106

Whiskered Treeswift (Hemiprocne comata, resident)

Habitat - Forest edge or in new clearings.

Shooting info - Subic rainforest, Bataan, October 16, 2005, 350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG), 800 mm, f/11, 1/800 sec, ISO 400, 475B/3421 support

Whiskered Treeswift 

Scientific name - Hemiprocne comata 

Habitat - Forest edge or in new clearings. 

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]
IMG_6859-720x540.jpg

Whiskered Treeswift

Scientific name - Hemiprocne comata

Habitat - Forest edge or in new clearings.

[350D + Sigmonster (Sigma 300-800 DG)]