White-rumped Shama – prey

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Male White-rumped Sharma feeding on a caterpillar.

“Went back to observe a pair of White-rumped Shamas (Copsychus malabaricus mallopercnus); again only possible early in the morning in a fairly dark environment.

Male White-rumped Sharma feeding on earthworms.

“They were both perched on branches and would drop to the ground to get prey.

“Although I did see insects taken, the majority of feeds were caterpillars and earthworms taken prominently from the ground.

Male White-rumped Sharma branch swiping prey.

“Branch swiping after feeds was common.

Male White-rumped Sharma looking dark from above.

“The male can look very dark from above.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
26th July 2018

Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Outskirts of the city with secondary growth

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