Crimson Sunbird – tongue

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I had an opportunity to image the tongue of the Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja siparaja) as it called out near me (above). The tongue of sunbirds, like other nectar feeders, is tubular and fringed at the tip (brush-tipped). They collect … Continued

Crimson Sunbird – new food sources

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I have missed posting some new food sources of Crimson Sunbirds (Aethopyga siparaja siparaja). Post 1 – above Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Limestone hills at city fringe with secondary growth Date: 12th November 2020 I observed a juvenile adult … Continued

Birds feeding on Malayan Mistletoe (Dendrophthae pentandra)

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An earlier post dealt with a family group of Blue-winged Leafbirds (Chloropsis cochinchinensis moluccensis) feeding on the nectar and fruits of the Malayan Mistletoe (Dendrophthae pentandra) at the fringe of the city LINK. This post lists other birds that were … Continued