Lineated Barbet feeding on fishtail palm fruits

On 27th February 2010, Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS documented a Lineated Barbet (Megalaima lineata hodgsoni) at his neighbourhood in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia feeding on the fruits of a Fishtail Palm (Caryota mitis). The barbet visited the palm daily to feed on the fruits.

Other birds that also fed on the fruits were the Yellow Vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus goiavier) and the Pink-necked Green Pigeon (Treron vernans).

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  1. […] Bird Ecology Study Group » Lineated Barbet feeding on fishtail palm fruits besgroup.talfrynature.com/2010/03/30/lineated-barbet-feeding-on-fishtail-palm-fruits – view page – cached On 27th February 2010, Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS documented a Lineated Barbet (Megalaima lineata hodgsoni) at his neighbourhood in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia feeding on the fruits of a Fishtail Palm (Caryota mitis). The barbet visited the palm daily to feed on the fruits. Filter tweets […]

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  2. […] Ecology Study Group, 2007) which are known to feed on at least some part of the fishtail palm. BESG has also reported that birds such as the Lineated Barbet (Megalaima lineata hodgsoni), Yellow […]

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