Ling Kwee Chang’s image of the female Asian Fairy-bluebird (Irena puella) with a cicada between its mandibles was photographed at Dairy Farm Nature Park.
The food of this fairy-bluebird incudes fruits like figs and insects like alate termits. Cicada should be a new food record.
Ling Kwee Chang
Wells, D.R., 2007. The birds of the Thai-Malay Peninsular. Vol. II, Passerines. Christopher Helm, London. 800 pp.
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