“One glorious morning, two Common Flameback (Dinopium javanense) females caught my eye as they sourced for breakfast. As the upper female probed into the crevice, she would rotate her head this way and that (above, below).
“Her long, slender tongue was instrumental in flicking out the delicious ants and grubs (below).
“A video clip of the feeding behaviour may be previewed below.”
Dr. Leong Tzi Ming
29th December 2017