Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker

LW Teo
on 2nd February 2023

I was at the Kledang Saiong Forest Reserve on 30th January 2023 when I spotted this female Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker (Prionochilus percussus) collecting spider webs for nest construction. It was not looking […]

LW Teo
on 11th July 2022

The Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker (Prionochilus percussus ignicapilla) is considered an “obligate frugivore” (Wells 2007). Cheke and Mann (2001) describe the diet as fruit and possibly nectar and pollen of mistletoes (Loranthaceae). […]

YC Wee
on 2nd July 2017

“A very accommodating Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker (Prionochilus percussus ignicapilla) who allowed me to get close after 20 minutes of watching/courting. “The calls of the Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker are not well described. At […]

YC Wee
on 31st July 2016

“This is not a great image as I saw this Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker (Prionochilus percussus ignicapilla) high up in the dark canopy (above: immature female). “But the observation is important. “Crimson-breasted […]

YC Wee
on 18th May 2015

“Many flowerpecker came to feed on the Straits Rhododendron (Melastoma malabathricum), offering close views. “Top and above show a male Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker (Prionochilus percussus ignicapilla) feeding, while below is the […]

YC Wee
on 30th April 2014

“There is limited informational locally on the calls of the Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker (Prionochilus percussus ignicapilla). Above shows the bird making the calls while enjoying a juice berry. “Wells (2007) states […]

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) […]


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