White-bellied Erpornis in a bird wave

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Juvenile White-bellied Erpornis.

“A flock of 5-7 White-bellied Erpornis (Erpornis zantholeuca zantholeuca) as part of a mixed foraging party (bird wave).

Juvenile White-bellied Erpornis feeding while hanging upside down.

“The party comprised of a Purple-naped Sunbird, mixed-species leafbirds, bulbuls, etc.

Juvenile White-bellied Erpornis feeding by itself.

“Some of the White-bellied Erpornis were juveniles and still being fed while othere were able to feed themselves. They are small and agile enough to hang upside down under slender branches to look for insect prey – a common feeding method.

Juvenile White-bellied Erpornis expecting to be fed.

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
18th July 2018

Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Trail along primary jungle

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