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 … Continued

Zebra Dove – sexing

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Sexing of Zebra Doves (Geopelia striata) is best identified by courtship behaviour with male bowing and displaying. When not mating physical sex differences are subtle and not necessarily consistent. Calls between sexes also do not appear to be different.  Gibbs, … Continued

Yellow-breasted Warbler nesting

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I spotted a pair of Yellow-breasted Warblers (Seicercus montis davisoni) nesting in the montane forest at Cameron Highlands in Pahang, Malaysia. I did not approach the nest or attempt to look at it. I stayed about 5-6 meters away. I … Continued

Yellow-breasted Warbler

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According to Wikipedia, the Yellow-breasted Warbler (Seicercus montis davisoni) is found in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. It’s natural habitats are tropical and subtropical moist lowland and montane forests. Currently this species has a wide range and a steady population … Continued

Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker – diet

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Was on a dark trail when I saw this single Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker (Prionochilus maculatus) feeding on the fruit of Cluster Fig (Ficus racemose). In the past I have observed Yellow-breasted Flowerpeckers feeding on: Ficus Benjamina fig Ficus villosa fig Melastoma … Continued

Crested Goshawk

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This female Crested Goshawk (Accipiter trivirgatus indicus) attacked a pair of Thick-billed Green-Pigeon (Treron curvirostra) that were in courtship but failed to snag any.   It then attempted to use this bare tree as a vantage point but was harassed by … Continued