Sunbird and spittlebug

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Samson Tan was at Singapore’s offshore island of Pulau Ubin on the morning of 2nd August 2009 when he noticed a female Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis) feeding on a froghopper or spittlebug (Clovia sp.). This is a sap-sucking insect, whose … Continued

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