Plant-Bird relationship: 14. Miscellaneous trees and shrubs and their families

23 Nov 2012   in Feeding-invertebrates, Feeding-plants, Nesting, Plants, Reports 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; 11. Non-flowering plants LINK; 12. Agavaceae, Amaranthaceae, Araceae, Araliaceae and Avicenniaceae LINK and 13. Bignoniaceae, Bombacaceae Bromeliaceae, Caricaceae, Casuarinaceae and Combretaceae LINK.

These are the remaining plant families not earlier dealt with where there is at lease one species roadside tree. These trees (as well as other members of the family) are providing nectar, fruits, nesting materials, etc. to birds.

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: Averrhoa carambola, Cinnamomum iners and Melastoma malabathricum]

Dilleniaceae
Dillenia suffruticosa (simpoh air)
Bulbuls
Yellow-vented Bulbul: fruit_MarkChua_260109_rural – LINK
Flowerpeckers
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker: leaf-bath_JWee_050307_urban-garden – LINK
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker: leaf-bath_ChooTeikJu_261208_rural – LINK
Green-pigeons
Pink-necked Green-pigeon: seeds_JWee_091008_rural – LINK
Pink-necked Green-pigeon: seeds_MarkChua_260109_park – LINK
Pink-necked Green-pigeon: petal_LimPohBee_281109_rural – LINK
Parakeets
Long-tailed Parakeets: fruiting-bud_ChanYokeMeng-April-06_rural – LINK
Long-tailed Parakeets: fruiting-bud_MikeTan_141010_rural – LINK
Red-breasted Parakeet: immature-fruit_ChooTeikJu_130209_rural – LINK
Sunbirds
Brown-throated Sunbird: fruit_MarkChua_260109_rural – LINK
Olive-backed Sunbird: leaf-bath_JWee_050307_urban-garden – LINK
Purple-throated Sunbird: fruit_MarkChua_260109_rural – LINK
Tailorbirds
Tailorbird: nesting_ChanYokeMeng-MChan_1901106_rural – LINK
Dark-necked Tailorbird: nesting_TsenThauMing_170808_Malaysia – LINK
Tit-babblers
Striped Tit-babbler: leaf-bath_ChooTeikJu_261208_rural – LINK

Dipterocarpaceae
Shorea gibbosa (damar hitam gajah)
Hornbills
Oriental Pied Hornbill: nesting_AngieNg_260107_Changi – LINK
Oriental Pied Hornbill: nesting_ChanYokeMeng-MChan-KCTsang-AllanTeo_070207_roadside – LINK

Elaeocarpaceae
Elaeocarpus sp.
Barbets
Red-crowned Barbet: fruit_ChanYokeMeng-MChan-YCWee_190706_forest – LINK
Red-crowned Barbet: fruit_ChanYokeMeng-MChan-YCWee_050706_forest – LINK

Hypericaceae
Cratoxylum formosum (pink mempat)
Bulbuls
Yellow-vented Bulbul: nectar-insects-flower-buds_YCWee_110406_roadside – LINK
Crows
House Crow: nest-material-twigs_YCWee_240106_roadside – LINK
Green-pigeons
Pink-necked Green-pigeons: nest-material_YCWee_061105 – LINK
Pink-necked Green-pigeons: nest-material_RSubaraj-YCWee_140606_roadside – LINK
Sunbirds
Brown-throated Sunbird: nectar_YCWee_110406_roadside – LINK
Crimson Sunbird: nectar_YCWee_110406_roadside – LINK
Olive-backed Sunbird: nectar_YCWee_110406_roadside – LINK
White-eyes
Oriental White-eye: flower-bud_YCWee_240512_urban-garden – LINK
Oriental White-eye: nectar_YCWee_110406_roadside – LINK

Lauraceae
Persea americana (avocado)
Common Tailorbird: nest-material_TanTeoSeng_260108_farm – LINK

Cinnamomum camphora (camphor tree)
Asian Koel: fruit_SSreedharan_221011_India – LINK

Cinnamomum iners (wild cinnamon)
Barbets
Red-crowned Barbet: fruit_YCWee-050706_forest – LINK
Flowerpeckers
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker: nesting_GohJuanHui_300312_park – LINK
Sunbirds
Olive-backed Sunbird: leaf-bath_AmarSingh_020312_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK

Litsea sp.
Hornbill: fruit_Hornbill-Research-Foundation_Jan-08_Thailand – LINK

Leeaceae
Leea indica (red tree-vine)
Straw-headed Bulbul: fruit_ChanWeiLuen_151209_rural – LINK

Loganaceae
Fagraea crenulata (cabbage tree)
Pink-necked Greenpigeons: shelter-rain-JamesHeng_211206_park – LINK

Fagraea fragrans (tembusu)
Honey-buzzards
Oriental Honey-buzzard: nesting_ChiuSeinChiong_180307_Perak-Malaysia – LINK
Kingfishers
Collared Kingfisher: insect_YCWee-LeongTziMing_ 290606_park – LINK
Owls
Oriental Scops Owl: roost_RSubaraj_141106_park – LINK

Lythraceae
Lagerstroemia sp.
Flowerpeckers
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker: nest-material-bark_AmarSingh_301209_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Scarlet-backed Flowerpeckers: forage_AmarSingh_091211_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK

Lagerstroemia speciosa (rose of India)
Red-breasted parakeet: seed_WilliamIp_260211_Park – LINK

Magnoliaceae
Michelia champaca (chempaka merah)
Orioles
Black-naped Oriole: (Oriolusfruit_SunChongHong_261110_urban – LINK
Flowerpeckers
Asian Glossy Starling: fruit_SunChongHong_261110_urban – LINK

Melastomataceae
Clidemia hirta (clidemia)
Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker: fruit_CalvinChang_160709_rural – LINK

Melastoma malabathricum (Singapore rhododendron)
Barbets

Red-crowned Barbets: fruit_ChanYokeMeng-MChan_190706_forest – LINK
Bulbuls
Yellow-vented Bulbul: Yellow-vented Bulbul: fruit_AmarSingh_250611_Ipoh-Perak-Malaysia – LINK
Munias
White-rumped Munia: nesting_AmerSingh_231009_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Flowerpeckers
Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker: fruit_OngKiemSian-MortenStrange_200208_rural – LINK
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker: fruit_OngKiemSian-MortenStrange_200208_Malaysia – LINK
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker: fruit_Willis_101208_Johor-Malaysia – LINK
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker: fruit_YCWee_130607_urban – LINK
Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker: fruit_OngKiemSian-MortenStrange_200208_rural – LINK
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker: fruit_LenaChow_220712_urban – LINK

Moringaceae
Moringa pterygosperma (drumstick)
Cockatoos
Tanimbar Cockatoo: seeds_TanTeoSeng_010810_rural – LINK
Corellas
Tanimbar Corella: fruit_YCWee_310312_urban-garden – LINK
Tanimbar Corella: fruit_LamChunSee_120812_rural – LINK
Ioras
Common Iora: flower_RedzianARahman_050509_Malaysia – LINK
Hornbills
Oriental Pied Hornbills: fruit_TanTeoSeng_010810_Johor-Malaysia – LINK

Myristicaceae
Gymnacranthera sp.
Hornbill: fruit_Hornbill-Research-Foundation_Jan-08_Thailand – LINK

Horsfieldia sp.
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker: nesting_YCWee_100406_park – LINK

Knema sp.
Hornbill: fruit_Hornbill-Research-Foundation_Jan-08_Thailand – LINK

Myristica sp. (nutmeg)
Hornbills
Hornbill: fruit_Hornbill-Research-Foundation_Jan-08_Thailand – LINK
Wrinkled Hornbill: fruit_CalvinChang_280709_Johor-Malaysia – LINK

Oleaceae
Jasminum sambac (Arabian jasmine)
Yellow-vented Bulbul: nest-material-ycwee280806 – LINK

Olea brachiata (sea olive)
Green-pigeons
Pink-necked Green-pigeons: fruit_VD’Rozario_271010_rural – LINK
Koels
Asian Koel: fruit_VD’Rozario_271010_urban – LINK

Oxalidaceae
Averrhoa carambola (starfruit)
Bulbuls
Red-whiskered Bulbul: flower-bud_YCWee_261107_urban-garden – LINK
Yellow-vented Bulbul: anting_YCWee_040808_urban-garden – LINK
Yellow-vented Bulbul: flower-bud_YCWee261107_urban-garden – LINK
Yellow-vented Bulbul: nesting_YCWee_270908_urban-garden – LINK
Corellas
Tanimbar Corella: fruit_YCWee_220107_urban-garden – LINK
Tanimbar Corella: fruit_YCWee_280807_urban-garden – LINK
Tailorbirds
Common Tailorbird: insects_YCWee_220107_Urban-garden – LINK
Common Tailorbird: nesting_YCWee_180608_urban-garden – LINK

Piperaceae
Piper aduncum (matico)
Orange-bellied Flowerpeckers: fruit_AmarSingh_DWells_290310_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK

Rhamnaceae
Zizyphus mauritiana (ber, Indian plum)
Asian Koel: fruit_SSreedharan_221011_India – LINK

Rubiaceae
Canthium sp.
Hornbill: fruit_Hornbill-Research-Foundation_Jan-08_Thailand – LINK

Ixora javanica (ixora)
Eurasian Tree Sparrow: insects_YCWee_071209_park – LINK

Morinda citrifolia (noni)
Barbets
Lineated Barbet: fruit_AmarSingh_210811_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Bulbuls
Yellow-vented Bulbul: fruit_AmarSingh_210811_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Yellow-vented Bulbul: fruit_YCWee_060306_urban-garden – LINK
Yellow-vented Bulbul: fruit_YCWee_110107_urban-garden – LINK
Koels
Asian Koel: fruit_AmarSingh_191011_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Asian Koel: fruit_YCWee_110107_urban-garden LINK
Mynas
Javan Myna: fruit_YCWee_060306_urban-garden – LINK
Javan Myna: fruit_YCWee_110107_urban-garden – LINK
Orioles
Black-naped Orioles: fruit_AmarSingh_210811_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Sunbirds
Brown-throated Sunbirds: leaf-bath_YCWee_250208_urban-garden – LINK
Crimson Sunbird: leaf-bath_YCWee_040606_urban-garden – LINK
Crimson Sunbirds: nectar_YCWee_060306_urban-garden – LINK
Olive-backed Sunbird: nectar_LenaChow_300712_urban – LINK
Starlings
Asian Glossy Starlings: fruit_AmarSingh_210811_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Tailorbirds
Common Tailorbird: leaf-bath_YCWee_050307_urban-garden – LINK

Morinda elliptica (black morinda)
Barbets
Gold-whiskered Barbet: fruit_AmarSingh_220909_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Koels
Asian Koel: fruit_KCTsang_071209_rural – LINK

Myrmecodia sp.
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker: fruit_TeoSiyang_200712_Kuching-Malaysia – LINK

Rutaceae
Citrus hystrix (kaffir lime)
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker: nest-material-bark_AmarSingh_301209_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK

Murraya koenigii (curry-leaf tree)
Bulbuls
Yellow-vented Bulbul: leaf-bath_YCWee_050307_urban-garden – LINK
Green-pigeons
Pink-necked Green-pigeon: nesting_YCWee_040411_urban-garden – LINK
Koels
Asian Koel: fruit_SteffiKoh_220512_rural – LINK

Santalaceae
Santalum album (Indian sandalwood)
Asian Koel: fruit_SSreedharan_221011_India – LINK

Sapindaceae
Dimocarpus longan (longan)
Barn Owl: roost_ChewPingTing_231105_urban-garden – LINK

Nephelium lappaceum (rambutan)
Broadbills
Black and Red Broadbill: nesting_DaisyO’Neill_230812_Malaysia – LINK
Bulbuls
Yellow-vented Bulbul: fruit_VD’Rozario_271010_urban – LINK
Hanging-parrots
Blue-crowned Hanging-parrot: fruit_AmarSingh_280110_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Blue=crowned Hanging-parrot: fruit_DaisyO’Neill_210112_Malaysia – LINK
Hornbills
Oriental Pied Hornbills: fruit_YCWee-TSTan_0806076-urban LINK
Oriental Pied Hornbill: fruit_MarcusNg_120609_rural – LINK
Oriental Pied Hornbill: fruit_JWee_070210_rural – LINK
Koels
Asian Koel: fruit_VD’Rozario_271010_urban – LINK
Leafbirds
Greater Green Leafbird: fruit_AmarSingh_280110_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Orioles
Black-naped Oriole: fruit_VD’Rozario_271010_urban – LINK
Spiderhunters
Yellow-eared Spiderhunter: fruit_AmarSingh_280110_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Sunbirds
Brown-throated Sunbird: fruit-juice_DaisyO’Neill_260112_Malaysia – LINK

Nephelium ramboutan-ake (pulasan)
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker: fruit_ChrisLee_220909_rural – LINK

Pometia pinnata (kasai daun besar)
Sunda Pygmy Woodpeckers: insects_StevenChong_310810_urban –
LINK

Sapotaceae
Pouteria obovata = Planchonella obovata (sea gutta)
Yellow-vented Bulbul: fruit_TeoSiyang_230712_park – LINK

Sterculiaceae
Commersonia bartramia (mason bee tree)
Baya Weaver: nest-material-fruit_YCWee-TanTeoSeng_250207_urban – LINK

Sterculia sp.
Hornbill: fruit_Hornbill-Research-Foundation_Jan-08_Thailand – LINK

Sterculia parviflora or macrophyllia
Oriental Pied Hornbill: fruit_MarcusNg-NeoMeiLin_070712_rural – LINK

Theaceae
Ternstroemia sp.
Hornbill: fruit_Hornbill-Research-Foundation_Jan-08_Thailand – LINK

Tiliaceae
Muntingia calabura (West Indian cherry)
Barbets
Lineated Barbet: fruit_AmarSingh_230911_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Bulbuls
Yellow-vented Bulbul: fruit_AmarSingh_230911_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Flowerpeckers
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker: fruit_AmarSingh_161111_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker: fruit_JWee_151108_urban-garden – LINK
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker: fruit_KCTsang_100907 – LINK
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker: fruit_KCTsang_211006 – LINK
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker: fruit_HuangCheeThong_041009_park – LINK
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker: fruit_KokTiong_100510_rural – LINK
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker: fruit_LenaChow_090111_rural – LINK
Yellow-vented Flowerpecker: fruit_AmarSingh_151111_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Yellow-vented Flowerpecker: fruit_IngoWaschkies_110509_rural – LINK
Yellow-vented Flowerpecker: fruit_LimPohBee_120209_Johor-Malaysia – LINK
Green-pigeons
Pink-necked Green-pigeon: fruit_AmarSingh_230911_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Koels
Asian Koel: fruit_261007_KCTsang-YCWee_261007_urban – LINK
Leafbirds
Greater Green Leafbird: fruit_LimPohBee_120209_Johor-Malaysia – LINK
Starlings
Asian Glossy Starling: fruit_AmarSingh_230911_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK

Urticaceae
Pipturus argenteus (Australian mulberry) (Australian mulberry)
Bulbuls
Yellow-vented Bulbul: fruit_LeeChiuSan_040612_urban – LINK
Flowerpeckers
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker: fruit_CalvinChang_301109_urban – LINK
Koels
Asian Koel: fruit_LeeChiuSan_040612_urban – LINK
Asian Koel: fruit_ChanYokeMeng-MChan_250108_rural – LINK
Mynas
Common Mynah: fruit_LeeChiuSan_040612_urban – LINK
Javan Mynah: fruit_LeeChiuSan_040612_urban – LINK
Orioles
Black-naped Oriole: (fruit_LeeChiuSan_040612_urban – LINK
Parakeets
Red-breasted Parakeet: fruit_LeeChiuSan_040612_urban – LINK
Starlings
Asian Glossy Starling: fruit_LeeChiuSan_040612_urban – LINK

Poikilospermum suaveolens>
Laughingthrushes
Chestnut-capped Laughingthrush: flower_AmarSingh-110612_Ipoh-Malaysia – LINK
Leafbirds
Blue-winged Leafbird: flower_FrancisYap_070612_forest – LINK
Greater Green Leafbird: flower_FrancisYap_070612_forest – LINK
Sunbirds
Brown-throated Sunbird: nectar_AmarSingh_300912_Kuching-Sarawak-Malaysia – LINK
Van Hasselt’s Sunbird: flower_FrancisYap_070612_forest – LINK




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