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

Purple Swamphen – plumage

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“The Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio viridis), as the name suggests, is often described as having blue-purple plumages, especially of the neck and breast. “The local subspecies is called P. p. viridis. ‘Viridis’ means green and looking closely from the front … Continued

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