Barbets as Participants in Mixed Species Aerial Insect Feeding

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Birds feeding on termites or flying ants is an experience I have enjoyed since childhood. I occasional get to see these mixed species aerial insect feeding in forest locations. At 7.45am on 4th August 2022 at the Kledang Saiong Forest … Continued

A Note on Oriental Pied Hornbill reintroduction in Singapore and its dispersal from 2010–2021

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This paper was published in Hornbill Natural History and Conservation vol. 3: 28-31, 2022 Bee Choo Strange1 * and Tony O’Dempsey2   1 Hornbill Research Foundation, Bangkok, Thailand & IUCN SSC Hornbill Specialist Group 2 Nature Society (Singapore) *Corresponding author: … Continued

Food for Plain Sunbird Anthreptes simplex Juveniles

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I recently reported the Plain Sunbird Anthreptes simplex male’s role with fledglings (https://besgroup.org/2022/06/27/plain-sunbird-anthreptes-simplex-males-role-with-fledglings/). On that occasion, the adult male was feeding the juvenile the fruit of the Macaranga bancana. On 4th August 2022, at the Kledang Saiong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia, I … Continued