Plant-Bird Relationship: 12. Agavaceae, Amaranthaceae, Araceae, Araliaceae and Avicenniaceae

14 Nov 2012   in Feeding-invertebrates, Feeding-plants, Nesting, Reports, Roosting No Comments »
Contributed by YC Wee

The earlier series: 1. Need for a Catalogue LINK; 2. Moraceae LINK; 3. Euphorbiaceae LINK; 4. Poaceae LINK; 5. Fabaceae LINK; 6. Palmae LINK; 7. Loranthaceae LINK; 8. Meliaceae LINK; 9. Myrtaceae LINK; 10. Anacardiaceae, Annonaceae and Apocynaceae LINK and 11. Non-flowering plants LINK

These are a group of miscellaneous plant families that include Agavaceae, Amaranthaceae, Araceae, Araliaceae and Avicenniaceae.

In the following list the different species of birds that visit the plant are listed below each plant species. Details are as follows:
1. Common name of bird.
2. Whether for food, to forage for insects, to roost, to collect nesting material or to nest.
3. Author of the post.
4. Date of posting
5. Habitat if in Singapore (BTNR = Bukit Timah Nature Reserve), otherwise country.
6. Link to the actual post on the website.


[l-r: Dracaena fragrans, Epipremnum pinnatum and Schefflera actinophylla.]

Agavaceae
Dracaena sp.
Olive-winged Bulbul: nesting_CharleneYeong-LuciaMeijer_140908_park – LINK

Dracaena fragrans
Pink-necked Green Pigeons: nesting_JoyceKok_020408_urban-garden – LINK

Dracaena reflexa (song of India)
Bulbuls
Yellow-vented Bulbul: nesting_YCWee_100705_urban-garden – LINK
Green-pigeons
Pink-necked Green-pigeon: nesting_YCWee_061105_urban-garden – LINK

Amaranthaceae
Amaranthus sp.
Olive-backed Sunbird: insect-AmarSingh_300811_Malaysia – LINK

Celosia argentea (cockscomb)
Sparrows
Eurasian Tree Sparrow: fruit_AmySobrielo_101209_urban – LINK
Sunbirds
Brown-throated Sunbird: nectar_AmarSingh_191209_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK

Araceae
Colocasia esculenta
Common Tailorbird: leaf-bath_AmarSingh_180812_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK

Epipremnum pinnatum Aureum (money plant)
Sunbirds
Olive-backed Sunbird: nesting_GohSiGuim_260707_urban-garden – LINK
Tailorbirds
Common Tailorbird: nesting_AmarSingh_150612_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK

Epipremnum pinnatum (=Raphidophora korthalsii) (dragon’s tail)
Black-necked Oriole: fruit_YCWee_070307_urban-garden – LINK

Araliaceae
Schefflera actinophylla (umbrella tree)
Bulbuls
Yellow-vented Bulbul: nectar_YCWee_181108_urban-garden – LINK
Flowerpeckers
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker: ?nectar_YCWee_181108_urban-garden – LINK
Mynas
Javan Myna: nectar_YCWee_181108_urban-garden – LINK
Orioles
Black-naped Oriole: nectar_YCWee_181108_urban-garden – LINK
Sunbirds
Brown-throated Sunbird: nectar_YCWee_181108_urban-garden – LINK
Crimson Sunbird: nectar_YCWee_181108_urban-garden – LINK
White-eyes
Oriental White-eye: nectar_YCWee_181108_urban-garden – LINK
Woodpeckers
Banded Woodpecker: insects_YCWee_030707_urban-garden – LINK
Banded Woodpecker: insects_YCWee_290907_urban-garden – LINK

Avicenniaceae
?Avicennia sp. (api api)
Parakeets
Red-breasted Parakeet: leaves-KwongWaiChong_170110_rural – LINK
Rose-ringed Parakeet: leaves-KwongWaiChong_170110_rural – LINK




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