Gold-whiskered Barbet – food sources

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A number of Gold-whiskered Barbet turn up at the fruiting Bridelia tomentosa. They pluck the fruit with the tip of the beak and throw it backwards to swallow.

Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr)

Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia


Location: Ulu Kinta Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Habitat: Previously logged forest with secondary growth and some residual primary forest

Date: 28th February 2019

Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD, handheld with Rode VideoMic Pro Plus Shotgun Microphone


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