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). (604k)
Prinia flaviventris
Yellow-bellied Prinia (Prinia flaviventris). (624k)
Philentoma velata
Maroon-breasted Philentoma (Philentoma velata). (541k)
Hierococcyx vagans
Moustached Hawk-cuckoo (Hierococcyx vagans, french: Coucou à moustaches). (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 siparaja
Male Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja, german: Karmesinnektarvogel, french: Souimanga siparaja). (634k)
Pericrocotus flammeus
Male Scarlet Minivet (Pericrocotus flammeus, german: Scharlachmennigvogel). (740k)
Pericrocotus flammeus
Female Scarlet Minivet (Pericrocotus flammeus, german: Scharlachmennigvogel). (786k)
Merops viridis
Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis, german: Bienenfresser (Familie), french: Guêpier à gorge bleue). (540k)
Aegithina tiphia
Common Iora (Aegithina tiphia, german: Garteniora, french: Petit Iora). (561k)
Hemiprocne comata
Whiskered Tree Swift (Hemiprocne comata, german: Baumsegler, french: Hémiprocné coiffé). (443k)
Erythropitta granatina
Garnet Pitta (Erythropitta granatina, german: Granatpitta, french: Brève grenadine). (560k)
Harpactes duvaucelii
Scarlet-rumped Trogon (Harpactes duvaucelii, french: Trogon de Duvaucel). (446k)
Sunbird Unknown Species
Sunbird (unknown species). (477k)
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). (417k)
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). (493k)
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)
Aerodramus vanikorensis
Uniform Swiftlets (Aerodramus vanikorensis, french: Salangane de Vanikoro) in an abandoned building. (438k)
Ardea intermedia
Intermediate Egret (Ardea intermedia, german: Mittelreiher, french: Héron intermédiaire). (919k)
Ardea alba
Great Egrets (Ardea alba, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (501k)
Ardea cinerea
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré) in flight. (470k)
Ardea purpurea
Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea, german: Purpurreiher, french: Héron pourpré). (637k)
Ardea purpurea
Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea, german: Purpurreiher, french: Héron pourpré) in flight. (694k)
Anhinga melanogaster
Oriental Darter/Snake Bird (Anhinga melanogaster, german: Indischer Schlangenhalsvogel, french: Anhinga roux). (495k)
Oriental Darter Drying Wings
Oriental Darter 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. (707k)
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). (510k)
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 coronatus
Malabar Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros coronatus, german: Malabarhornvogel, french: Calao de Malabar). (720k)
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). (604k)
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). (442k)
Ketupa ketupu
Buffy Fish Owl (Ketupa ketupu, german: Sunda-Fischuhu, french: Kétoupa malais). (602k)
Nisaetus alboniger
Blyth's Hawk Eagle (Nisaetus alboniger, french: Aigle de Blyth). (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). (892k)
Aviceda jerdoni
Jerdon's Baza (Aviceda jerdoni, french: Baza de Jerdon). (601k)
Spilornis cheela
Crested Serpent Eagle (Spilornis cheela, german: Schlangenweihe, french: Serpentaire bacha). (577k)
Crested Serpent Eagle Eating
Crested Serpent Eagle eating a rat. (576k)

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