Juvenile Greater Green Leafbird feeding on Ficus benjamina figs

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“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.

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