Thursday, 28 March 2013

Coelogyne asperata is blooming now

Inter-monsoon season (March) is the flowering season for Coelogyne asperata (orchid). This one is found growing in the ground next to a river.

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Bucephalandra "dark velvet" - new species

This new species of Bucephalandra from Kalimantan Barat of Indonesian Borneo will have a new name soon. So far, I only called it Bucephalandra "dark velvet".....

Giant sized Bucephalandra pygmaea from lower Rajang river

Bucephalandra pygmaea from lower Rajang river (Kanowit area) has much longer leaf compared to the same species from Kapit area.

Bucephalandra pygmaea grows together with Cryptocoryne striolata.

Blue-throated bee eater & Pink-necked green pigeon

Blue-throated bee eater (Merops viridis):

Pink-necked green pigeon (Theron vernans)

painted bronzeback tree snake (Dendrelaphis pictus) from Borneo

Monday, 25 March 2013

Back from Taiwan (part 1)

My main objective to Taiwan is to photograph Cherry blossom (Sakura/ 櫻花) :