Saturday, 30 November 2013
Homalomena insignis (aroid) usually got 2 colour variant: Green one (left) & the maroon-brown one (right).
Rainy season is also the fruit season in Borneo. And of course, we won't miss to eat the King of tropical fruit: Durian (Durio spp.)!!!
If you come to Borneo in rainy season, don't forget try this fruit called ENGKALAK (Butter Fruit of Borneo) ~ Scientific name is Litsea garciae. The meat is taste a bit like coconut.
Thursday, 28 November 2013
Please take note that all tiger barb & related species has changed the genus name from "Puntius" to "Puntigrus".
Refer to wikipedia:
And also, Six-banded barb & closely related species has changed the genus name from "Puntius" to "Desmopuntius".
Wednesday, 27 November 2013
Tuesday, 26 November 2013
Testing my new Olympus 75-300mm telephoto lens in the jungle. Camera body: Olympus OMD - EM5.
Hemirhamphodon byssus (half beak) from western Sarawak.
Barclaya kunstleri (submerged in the water):
Spotted Dove (Spilopelia chinensis)
Red-beared bee eater (Nyctyornis amictus)
Monday, 25 November 2013
This small type of Bucephalandra from Sintang area of Kalimantan Barat is Bucephalandra pygmaea (photographed in 2011). It looks completely different from the one that I found in Kapit & Kanowit of Sarawak.