Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker – leaf bath

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A pair of Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker ( Dicaeum cruentatum ignitum) that was enjoying a morning ‘shower’ using water/dew on the leaves of a Manihot glaziovii (Ubi Gajah or Wild Tapioca).

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Habitat: Fruit farming with secondary growth

Date: 21st January 2021

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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