Tiger Shrike eating cicada

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An adult male Tiger Shrike (Lanius tigrinus) in breeding plumage was photographed in Malaysia by Adrian Lim a.k.a. wmw998 and posted in the NaturePixels.org forum. It was the morning of April 2008 when the Tiger Shrike caught a large cicada, … Continued

Blue-throated Bee-eater handling a bee

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As the name implies, the main diet of the Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis) is honeybees (Apis spp.) and other hymenopterans. It also eats other insects like flies, beetles, bugs, moths, butterflies, dragonflies and even small fishes. The bird forages from … Continued

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