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

Dusky Broadbill (Corydon sumatranus)
Dusky Broadbill (Corydon sumatranus, french: Eurylaime corydon). (620k)
Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius)
Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius, french: Couturière à longue queue). (646k)
Maroon-breasted Philentoma (Philentoma velata)
Maroon-breasted Philentoma (Philentoma velata). (548k)
White-chested Babbler (Pellorneum rostratum)
White-chested Babbler (Pellorneum rostratum, french: Akalat à front noir). (746k)
Greater Green Leafbird (Chloropsis sonnerati)
Greater Green Leafbird (Chloropsis sonnerati, german: Dickschnabel-Blattvogel). (679k)
Little Spiderhunter (Arachnothera longirostra)
Little Spiderhunter (Arachnothera longirostra, german: Weißkehl-Spinnenjäger, french: Petit Arachnothère). (912k)
Temminck's Sunbird (Aethopyga temminckii)
Male Temminck's Sunbird (Aethopyga temminckii, french: Souimanga de Temminck). (649k)
Scarlet Minivet (Pericrocotus speciosus)
Male Scarlet Minivet (Pericrocotus speciosus). (777k)
Scarlet Minivet (Pericrocotus speciosus)
Female Scarlet Minivet (Pericrocotus speciosus). (838k)
Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis)
Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis, french: Guêpier à gorge bleue). (551k)
Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis)
Female Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis, french: Souimanga à gorge brune). (580k)
Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis)
Male Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis, french: Souimanga à gorge brune). (487k)
Whiskered Treeswift (Hemiprocne comata)
Whiskered Treeswift (Hemiprocne comata, german: Baumsegler, french: Hémiprocné coiffé). (453k)
Black-crowned Pitta (Erythropitta ussheri)
Black-crowned Pitta (Erythropitta ussheri, french: Brève d'Ussher). (565k)
Scarlet-rumped Trogon (Harpactes duvaucelii)
Male Scarlet-rumped Trogon (Harpactes duvaucelii, french: Trogon de Duvaucel). (458k)
Stork-billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis)
Stork-billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis, german: Storchschnabel­liest, french: Martin-chasseur gurial), sitting on the tree and another kingfisher flying. (823k)
Stork-billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis)
Stork-billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis, german: Storchschnabel­liest, french: Martin-chasseur gurial). (714k)
Collared Kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris)
Collared Kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris, german: Halsbandliest, french: Martin-chasseur à collier blanc). (914k)
Rufous-backed Dwarf Kingfisher ssp. motleyi (Ceyx erithaca motleyi)
Rufous-backed Dwarf Kingfisher ssp. motleyi (Ceyx erithaca motleyi, german: Dschungelzwergfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pourpré). (430k)
Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting)
Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting, german: Meninting­eisvogel, french: Martin-pêcheur méninting). (505k)
Slender-billed Crow (Corvus enca)
Slender-billed Crow (Corvus enca, french: Corneille à bec fin) picking a worm out of a tree hole. (604k)
Plume-toed Swiftlet (Collocalia affinis)
Plume-toed Swiftlets (Collocalia affinis) in an abandoned building. (456k)
Eastern Great Egret (Ardea alba modesta)
Eastern Great Egret (Ardea alba modesta, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (966k)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (512k)
Eastern Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea manilensis)
Eastern Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea manilensis, german: Purpurreiher, french: Héron pourpré). (651k)
Eastern Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea manilensis)
Eastern Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea manilensis, german: Purpurreiher, french: Héron pourpré) in flight. (712k)
Oriental Darter (Anhinga melanogaster)
Oriental Darter/Snake Bird (Anhinga melanogaster, german: Indischer Schlangenhals­vogel, french: Anhinga roux). (503k)
Oriental Darter (Anhinga melanogaster)
Oriental Darter (Anhinga melanogaster, german: Indischer Schlangenhals­vogel, french: Anhinga roux) drying its wings. (1029k)
White-crested Hornbill (Berenicornis comatus)
Male White-crested Hornbill (Berenicornis comatus, german: Langschopf-Hornvogel, french: Calao coiffé). (759k)
Bushy-crested Hornbill (Anorrhinus galeritus)
Bushy-crested Hornbill in flight (Anorrhinus galeritus, french: Calao largup). (516k)
Wrinkled Hornbill (Rhabdotorrhinus corrugatus)
Wrinkled Hornbill in flight (Rhabdotorrhinus corrugatus, german: Runzelhornvogel, french: Calao à casque rouge). (446k)
Black Hornbill (Anthracoceros malayanus)
Male Black Hornbill (Anthracoceros malayanus, german: Malaien-Hornvogel, french: Calao charbonnier). (511k)
Black Hornbill (Anthracoceros malayanus)
Male Black Hornbill (Anthracoceros malayanus, german: Malaien-Hornvogel, french: Calao charbonnier). This one has a white stripe over eye to nape. (713k)
Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros)
Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros, german: Rhinozerosvogel, french: Calao rhinocéros). (947k)
Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros)
Rhinoceros Hornbill in flight (Buceros rhinoceros, german: Rhinozerosvogel, french: Calao rhinocéros). (523k)
Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros)
Rhinoceros Hornbill in flight (Buceros rhinoceros, german: Rhinozerosvogel, french: Calao rhinocéros). (515k)
Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros)
Rhinoceros Hornbill in flight (Buceros rhinoceros, german: Rhinozerosvogel, french: Calao rhinocéros). (781k)
Rhinoceros Hornbills Flight Hornbills
Rhinoceros Hornbills in flight. Hornbills mate for life, so you usually see them in pairs. (398k)
Oriental Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris)
Male Oriental Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris, german: Orienthornvogel, french: Calao pie). (768k)
Crested Fireback (Lophura ignita)
Male Crested Fireback (Lophura ignita, german: Feuerrückenfasan, french: Faisan noble). (628k)
Barred Eagle Owl (Bubo sumatranus)
Barred Eagle Owl (Bubo sumatranus, german: Malayen-Uhu, french: Grand-duc bruyant). (620k)
Brown Hawk Owl (Ninox scutulata)
Brown Hawk Owl (Ninox scutulata, german: Falkenkauz, french: Ninoxe hirsute). (718k)
Brown Wood Owl (Strix leptogrammica)
Brown Wood Owl (Strix leptogrammica, german: Malaienkauz, french: Chouette leptogramme). (439k)
Buffy Fish Owl (Ketupa ketupu)
Buffy Fish Owl (Ketupa ketupu, german: Sunda-Fischuhu, french: Kétoupa malais). (615k)
Crested Goshawk (Accipiter trivirgatus)
Crested Goshawk (Accipiter trivirgatus, german: Schopfhabicht, french: Autour huppé). (751k)
Oriental Honey Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus)
Oriental Honey Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus, german: Schopfwespen­bussard, french: Bondrée orientale). (574k)
White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)
White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster, german: Weißbauchsee­adler, french: Pygargue blagre). (1247k)
White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)
White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster, german: Weißbauchsee­adler, french: Pygargue blagre). (958k)
Wallace's Hawk Eagle (Nisaetus nanus)
Wallace's Hawk Eagle (Nisaetus nanus, french: Aigle de Wallace). (645k)
Crested Serpent Eagle (Spilornis cheela)
Crested Serpent Eagle (Spilornis cheela, german: Schlangenweihe, french: Serpentaire bacha). (586k)
Crested Serpent Eagle Eating
Crested Serpent Eagle eating a rat. (578k)

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