Blue-winged Leafbird

YC Wee
on 26th October 2018

“Blue-winged Leafbird (Chloropsis cochinchinensis moluccensis) feeding on nectar of Malayan Mistletoe (Dendrophthae pentandra). “Above is an adult male. “Above and below are immature male. “Below is an immature male feeding […]

YC Wee
on 18th August 2018

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 […]

YC Wee
on 15th August 2018

“I went back to this site at the fringe of the city that has some fruit and vegetable farming surrounded by secondary growth. The Malayan Mistletoe (Dendrophthae pentandra) was flowering […]

YC Wee
on 7th February 2018

“I was surprised to find a pair of Blue-winged Leafbirds (Chloropsis cochinchinensis moluccensis) feeding at this site as the nearest good jungle patch is about 3-4 km away (below). “I […]

YC Wee
on 6th January 2017

Blue-winged Leafbird (Chloropsis cochinchinensis moluccensis) photographed at the Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia. The habitat is a trail along primary jungle. All images are female except the one […]

YC Wee
on 27th March 2015

“There has been some uncertainty as to the role of nectar in the diet of leafbirds. 1. “Wikipedia LINK quoting Wells, David (2005), ‘Family Chloropseidae (Leafbirds)’, in del Hoyo, Josep; […]

YC Wee
on 1st March 2014

“One of the joys of jungle bird watching is have a bird ‘wave’ (mixed foraging party) ‘wash’ over you. All you need to do is stop and just watch (naked […]

YC Wee
on 28th December 2013

The Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve in the Malaysian state of Perak is a mixed secondary-primary forest. In mid-December 2013, Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS located a fruiting Common Mahang tree (Macaranga bancana) […]

YC Wee
on 11th November 2013

“This is from the family unit or foraging group of Blue-winged Leafbirds (Chloropsis cochinchinensis moluccensis). I followed this group of 6-7 during and after the bird wave/mixed foraging party. I […]


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