Birds feeding on Malayan Mistletoe (Dendrophthae pentandra)

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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 the city LINK. This post lists other birds that were … Continued

Jungle Myna – fruit feeding

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“Although I have seen Jungle Mynas (Acridotheres fuscus torquatus) feeding on fruit prior to this (Oil Palm fruit, Elaeis guineensis), I still find it ‘unusual’ to see such behaviour as they feed primarily on animal prey. This fruiting tree (unknown … Continued

Jungle Mynas eating oil palm fruits

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An earlier post of a Javan Myna (Acridotheres javanicus) eating an oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) fruit LINK reminded Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS that he had documented Jungle Mynas (Acridotheres fuscus torquatus) eating the same fruit. This was documented at Tanjung … Continued