Coppersmith Barbet mating

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Lakshmi Ravishankar‘s documentation of a pair of Coppersmith Barbets (Megalaima haemacephala) copulating shows a male flying in to join a female perching on a branch. With a fruit between his bill he slowly approaches her. With each step he flaps … Continued

Grey Treepie – feeding

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“We saw quite a few Grey Treepies (Dendrocitta formosae) at close range (above, below). “They are gregarious and not shy. Although said to feed more on animal prey, I saw them feed a number of times on fruit/nuts, … “…occasionally … Continued

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