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Everett's White-eye Zosterops everetti tahanensis   - Food item
Everett's White-eye
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 3 December 2018
English synonyms:Everett's White Eye, Hume's White-eye (auriventer, medius)
Bird Family :Zosteropidae - White-eyes, Black-eye & Ibons
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A flock of 12-15 Everett's White-eyes, together with many other birds including flycatchers, bulbuls and sunbirds, feeding as a mixed foraging party at the same location most days for insects and fruit. I have seen a number of them feed on the black seeds and orange stalks (arils) of the Acacia mangium trees.
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