Plain Flowerpecker feeding on mistletoe fruit

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A single Plain Flowerpecker (Dicaeum concolor [minullum] borneanum) was seen feeding on the fruits of the Rusty-leaf Mistletoe (Scurrula ferruginea).


 
Food of items I have observed Plain Flowerpeckers feeding on:
1.    Scurrula ferruginea (Rusty-leaf Mistletoe) – native plant, fruit and nectar feeding
2.    Melastoma malabathricum (Straits rhododendron) – native plant, fruit feeding
3.    Other unidentified Mistletoe
4.    Bridelia tomentosa fruit.
 
Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr)
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
22nd February 2021

Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Primary forest 
Equipment: Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR, handheld with Rode VideoMic Pro Plus Shotgun Microphone

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