Frugivory by spiderhunter Arachnothera species in Peninsular Malaysia

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Based on observations made over 10 days between October 2009 and March 2012 in Perak and Pahang in Peninsular Malaysia, Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS has finally published his findings (above). Spiderhunters, as the name suggests, feed mainly on spiders. In … Continued

African Tulip Tree and Spiderhunters

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Post 1 I returned to the flowering Spathodea campanulata (African Tulip Tree) where I again saw 4 species of Spiderhunters feeding on nectar, high up: Long-billed Spiderhunter Arachnothera robusta robusta Grey-breasted Spiderhunter Arachnothera modesta modesta Spectacled Spiderhunter Arachnothera flavigaster Yellow-eared … Continued

Yellow-eared Spiderhunter – nectar feeding

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Yellow-eared Spiderhunter (Arachnothera chrysogenys chrysogenys) feeding on the flower nectar of the African Tulip Tree (Spathodea campanulata).   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Secondary growth adjacent to limestone outcroppings Date: 10th December 2020 … Continued