Birds and Dillenia suffruticosa

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Mark Chua a.k.a. Cajuca was at the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve on the morning of 20th January 2009 when he came across the Pink-necked Green Pigeon (Treron vernans) feasting on the seeds of dillenia or simpoh air (Dillenia suffruticosa) (left). … Continued

Little Spiderhunter and wild banana plant

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A Little Spiderhunter (Arachnothera longirostra) was photographed collecting nectar from a wild banana plant (Musa sp.) in Rengit, Johor, Malaysia by Adrian Lim recently. So far, photographers have documented the spiderhunter drinking nectar from the cultivated banana plants… the Spectacled … Continued

Orange-bellied Leafbird taking fruits

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Adrian Lim documented an Orange-bellied Leafbird (Chloropsis hardwickii) from Awana, Malaysia eating the fruits of (?) Macaranga ginantea. This bird is a common resident of the lower and upper montane forests of Peninsular Malaysia. It is seen in the forest … Continued