Lineated Barbet wishes All a Blessed Christmas 2022

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  The following excerpt accompanied Jeremiah’s video. Megalaima lineata, the lineated barbet, belongs to the order Piciformes (woodpeckers and relatives), family Capitonidae (barbets), and subfamily Megalaimatinae (typical asian barbets) (Shorts & Horne, 2002). This species has two subspecies—Megalaima lineata hodgsoni (Fig. … Continued

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