how to differentiate between male n female MP?..

I observe that many people like to keep this small bird for their beautiful song. Zosterops (Zosterops Palpebrosa) is normally called 'Mata Puteh" (white eye) in this region.
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how to differentiate between male n female MP?..

Postby birdlover_82 » Tue May 18, 2010 8:19 am

plz help all..

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Re: how to differentiate between male n female MP?..

Postby dance4rain » Tue May 18, 2010 1:14 pm

Only sure way is to listen to its mid-tone or sub-song. Then confirm male.
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Re: how to differentiate between male n female MP?..

Postby birdlover_82 » Wed May 19, 2010 2:32 am

in that case how does it sings of middle tone?..is it 'chip2' with continuos @ repetation manner?..

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Re: how to differentiate between male n female MP?..

Postby dance4rain » Wed May 19, 2010 9:00 am

Chirping sound is different from mid-tone. The below are examples of the canary like song often sung by a Mata Puteh. Sometimes it can be quite loud, sometimes just a soft murmur.





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Re: how to differentiate between male n female MP?..

Postby birdlover_82 » Thu May 20, 2010 3:07 am

dance4rain..
as an experience MP keeper, is it ok to keep only single mata puteh?..@ should i find another one to encourage it to sing?..

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Re: how to differentiate between male n female MP?..

Postby ivan.eow » Sat Aug 07, 2010 10:31 pm

I just bought 1 Puteh from Ah Soon shop. Cute little fella. MIne Puteh just chirping like chip chip chip chip. I'm not sure male or female. By the way, any video clips showing the female as an example?

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