Brown-throated Sunbird  – nectar source

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A pair of Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis malacensis) was feeding on the nectar of a local Syzigium (Jambu) tree. Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Urban city environment Date: 28th March 2018 Equipment: Nikon D500 … Continued

Pin-tailed Parrotfinch – Yellow Morph

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I was fortunate to come across another yellow colour form or yellow morph of the Pin-tailed Parrotfinch (Erythrura prasina prasina) (above, below). The last time I saw one of these was on 2nd August 2017 when I observed a single adult male. Today I saw … Continued

Baya Weaver – food source

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Saw a number of Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus infortunatus) feeding on the sessile spikelets of the Chrysopogon aciculatus, locally called Love Grass because it sticks to our socks and pants. The bird climb up the stalks and their weight will often … Continued

Lesser Cuckooshrike – frugivory

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I saw a female Lesser Cuckooshrike (Lalage fimbriata culminate) feeding today on the Giant Mahang (Macaranga gigantea) fruit. I have observed this species feed on this fruit a number of times. I also saw it feeds on a Cicada-like insect. … Continued