The Papaya Feeders

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A ripe papaya (Carica papaya) is a magnet for many birds to feed on. Among the feeders seen: Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata hodgsoni (below). Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis maculatus (below). Javan Myna Acridotheres javanicus (below). Yellow Vented Bulbul Pycnonotus goiavier … Continued

Verditer Flycatcher – fruit feeding

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Not sure how many Verditer Flycatchers (Eumyias thalassinus thalassoides) were present (post shows a male). The Verditer Flycatchers would take fruit by fly-by snatches as well as exploring the thick sections of the tree and picking off fruits while perched. Wells … Continued