Seven male (body weight: 40-56 grams) rufous
sengis (Elephantulus rufescens) were captured in Sherman life traps from the outskirts of Voi town, located 350 km South-East of Nairobi.
In the report by the Climb Camiguin expedition team submitted to the provincial tourism office, among the birds spotted areturquoise and rufous
paradise flycatcher, purple-throated sunbird, yellowish white eyes, everett's white eyes, Brahminy kite, Philippine serpent eagle, yellow-vented bulbul and olive-backed sunbird.
For birds, these are the Luzon bleeding-heart, the Mindanao bleeding-heart, the critically endangered Philippine cockatoo, southern rufous
hornbill, Luzon hornbill, yellow-breasted fruit dove and the coleto.
Kaliwa Watershed is home to various threatened wildlife such as the Endangered Northern Philippine Hawk-eagle, the Philippine Brown Deer, the Philippine Warty Pig, the Vulnerable Northern Rufous
Hornbill, the Critically Endangered Philippine Eagle, and restricted-range birds of the Luzon Endemic Bird Area, all of which are found nowhere else on the planet, the environmental group noted.
If the feathers show a lot of rufous
(reddish brown), you're looking at a yellow-billed.
The Plasmodium isolate identified has previously only been reported as infecting a healthy wild rufous
fantail (Rhipidura rufifrons) in Australia.
In "Javier's Hummingbird," Javier and his Abuelo notice an early spring rufous
hummingbird visitor whom they decide to feed (nectar) while the spring warms up enough to grow flowers.
First documented record for the Rufous
Collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis (Aves: Emberizidae) in the Peruvian Amazon
There are different species of hornbills and among those are the Palawan, Rufous
, and Tarictic.
TIP: Bring your binoculars to spot birds en route, such as the brightly coloured rufous
bush robin or the even rarer Bonelli's eagle and eagle owl.
The most notable bird at this festival is the Rufous
hummingbird, who begins arriving in Ketchikan in mid-March.