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Judging Feathered Singers

Jul 2, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

As only one of two judges for merbok (zebra dove) singing competitions in Ipoh, Wong Kim Pang, 76, is kept busy with the monthly competitions that are held at a field in Menglembu as part of the panel of judges. For retired civil servant Wong, whose interest in merbok began at the age of 16 in ... continue reading »

Merbok Singing Competition

Jan 14, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
zebra dove singing competition

To an untrained ear, a Zebra Dove (Barred Ground Dove / Ketitir / Nokkhao / Pekutut) singing is no different from another. However, the value of the bird, commonly known as merbok in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, is virtually priceless for someone who appreciates the beauty of its singing because every bird has an individual, ... continue reading »

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