I witnessed a Plantain Squirrel, also known as Common Red-bellied Squirrel (Callosciurus notatus singapurensis) scrambling through a grove of palms, followed by the sound of a bird flying through the vegetation. Then I saw a Yellow-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus goiavier) chasing the squirrel until the latter left the scene altogether.
I suspect that there must be a nesting pair of Yellow-vented Bulbuls around, otherwise it would not be that aggressive.
Bird Ecology Study Group Snippets of bird behaviour…
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