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

Getting down to earth…

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“There are birds that are used to high living. You usually only see them near the tops of trees. But it would appear that on bread-and-butter issues they can really get down to earth. “My neighbour has a Chiku (also … Continued

Asian Fairy-bluebird – food sources

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“The Asian Fairy-bluebird (Irena puella malayensis) adults feed predominantly on fruit with occasional insect prey. They are found at most mix-flock feeding at fruiting Ficus sp. (above). Some additional fruit I have seen them feed on include: 13th October 2017 … Continued

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