“This juvenile Greater Green Leafbird (Chloropsis sonnerati zosterops) was feeding on Ficus benjamina figs. Saw another as part of a mix foraging party.
“Juvenile because there is no ‘blue malar-flash but shows a yellow streak at mouth-level, separated from yellow bib by green of jaw’ (Wells, 2007 page 588).”
Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
18th October 2011
Wells, D.R., 2007. The birds of the Thai-Malay Peninsular. Vol. II, Passerines. Christopher Helm, London.
Bird Ecology Study Group Trees for Birds: 1. Ficus benjamina (Waringin, Weeping Fig)
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