Yellow-vented Bulbul swallows figs

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Dr. Redzlan Abdul Rahman has managed to photograph a Yellow-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus goiavier) in the act of eating a Benjamin fig or waringin (Ficus benjamina) (above). The images clearly shows the bird swallowing the fig whole. Mark Chua’s image (left) … Continued

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