Golden-throated Barbet – food item

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“A singe Golden-throated Barbet (Megalaima franklinii minor) was feeding on a ficus-like fruit.

“The fruit was not soft enough to pluck and crush like the conventional ficus fruits and the bird had to break it up piece-meal.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
13th June 2018

Location: 1,600-1,700m ASL, Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia
Habitat: Trail through primary jungle

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