Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Hornbills - Burung Enggang - Burung Kenyalang

There are ten species of hornbills in Malaysia, which are totally protected. Among them are Bushy-crested Hornbill, Rhinoceros Hornbill, Wrinkled Hornbill, Great Hornbill, White-crowned Hornbill and Oriental Pied Hornbill.

Please, stop destroying our forest, the only home for hornbills. Do not kill them, once the male dies, its whole family will be destroyed.

Below are some photos of hornbills which can be found in Malaysia and Zoo Negara Kuala Lumpur.

Bushy-crested Hornbill. Enggang Buluh.
Anorrhinus galeritus.

Rhinoceros Hornbill. Enggang Badak.
Buceros rhinoceros.
Symbol of Sarawak, Negeri Kenyalang.

Wrinkled Hornbill. Enggang Berkedut.
Aceros corrugatus.

White-crowned Hornbill. Enggang Bulu.
Berenicornis comatus.

Oriental Pied Hornbill. Enggang Lilin.
Anthracoceros albirostris.

Source: National Zoo, Kuala Lumpur.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Red Ginger Lily

Red Ginger Lily

Family: Zingiberaceae

Genus: Alpinia

Common name: Halia Merah, Halia Bara, Red ginger lily, Jungle queen, Jungle king, Tahitian ginger, Ostrich plume.

Kegunaan: Halia boleh merawat sakit pinggang dan kelumumur. Daun untuk merawat sakit kepala.

Friday, February 17, 2012

Bunga bakung. Spider lily. Hymenocalis littoralis (Amaryllidaceae)

Bunga bakung. Spider lily. Hymenocalis littoralis (Amaryllidaceae)

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Genus: Crinum/Hymenocallis/Lycoris

Common name: Spider Lily / Bunga Bakung