Hume’s White-eye  – feeding

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A small flock of 20-25 Hume’s White-eye (Zosterops auriventer tahanensisbirds) was feeding on the fruit of the Macaranga heynei (Blue Mahang) and black seeds and orange stalks (arils) of the Acacia mangium trees; both favourite and regular foods. Amar-Singh HSS … Continued

Ruby-cheeked Sunbird – prey for young

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Wells (2007) indicates that in Peninsula Malaysia, direct evidence of Ruby-cheeked Sunbird (Chalcoparia singalensis interposita) feeding on nectar is lacking and suggests that they eat mainly arthropods and insects. Cheke & Mann (2001) state that apart from insects and caterpillars … Continued