Common Flameback Feeding

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Common Flameback feeding
Common Flameback feeding

“One glorious morning, two Common Flameback (Dinopium javanense) females caught my eye as they sourced for breakfast. As the upper female probed into the crevice, she would rotate her head this way and that (above, below).

Common Flameback feeding
Common Flameback feeding

“Her long, slender tongue was instrumental in flicking out the delicious ants and grubs (below).

Common Flameback feeding
Common Flameback feeding

“A video clip of the feeding behaviour may be previewed below.”

Dr. Leong Tzi Ming
Singapore
29th December 2017

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