Backyard Nature

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In October 2017, nature consultant Subaraj Rajathurai visited me and seeing my garden, commented that I should add up the number of posts in this website that originated from it. We are both convinced that nature can be found everywhere … Continued

Durio zibethinus, the durian tree

posted in: Fauna, Plants | 11

The durian tree (Durio zibethinus) is wildlife friendly. An old Durian tree (Durio zibethinus) attracts hornbills that use the rotting cavities along the trunks to nest in. The Gold-whiskered Barbet (Megalaima chrysopogon laeta) will chisel a nesting cavity in the … Continued