Yellow-rumped Flycatcher – fruit feeding

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FlycatcherYRp-M gigantea [AmarSingh]

“Spotted a female Yellow-rumped Flycatcher (Ficedula zanthopygia), high in the canopy, feeding on the fruit of the Giant Mahang (Macaranga gigantea). It is a tall tree at 15-20 meters with a spreading crown that provides good shade.

“Birds that I have personally observed feeding on the Giant Mahang fruit are listed below.”

Emerald Dove (Chalcophaps indica)
Crimson-winged Woodpecker (Picus puniceus observandus)
Banded Woodpecker (Picus miniaceus malaccense)
Brown Barbet (Calorhamphus fuliginosus hayii)
Red-throated Barbet (Megalaima mystacophanos mystacophanos)
Gold-whiskered Barbet (Megalaima chrysopogon laeta)
Buff-vented Bulbul (Iole olivacea)
Cream-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus simplex simplex)
Olive-winged Bulbuls (Pycnonotus plumosus plumosus)
Red-eyed Bulbul (Pycnonotus brunneus)
Spectacled Bulbul (Pycnonotus erythropthalmus)
Yellow-vented Bulbuls (Pycnonotus goiavier gourdini)
Asian Fairy Bluebird (Irena puella malayensis)
Greater Green Leafbird (Chloropsis sonnerati zosterops)
Blue-winged Leafbird (Chloropsis cochinchinensis moluccensis)
Green Iora (Aegithina viridissima)
Ashy Minivet (Pericrocotus divaricatus divaricatus)
Orange-headed Thrush (Zoothera citrina)
Asian Glossy Starling (Aplonis panayensis strigata)
Lesser Cuckooshrike (Lalage fimbriata)
Mugimaki Flycatcher (Ficedula mugimaki)
Yellow-rumped Flycatcher (Ficedula zanthopygia)
Everett’s White-eye (Zosterops everetti)
Grey-breasted Spiderhunter (Arachnothera modest)
Spectacled Spiderhunter (Arachnothera flavigaster)
Spectacled Bulbul (Pycnonotus erythropthalmus)
Scaly-Breasted Bulbul (Pycnonotus squamates)
Purple-naped Sunbird (Hypogramma hypogrammicum)
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird (Anthreptes singalensis interposita)
Plain Sunbird (Anthreptes simplex)
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker (Dicaeum trigonostigma)
Other unidentified Sunbirds & Flowerpeckers

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
15th September 2016

Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: A ‘damaged’ trail along primary jungle

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