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Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker Prionochilus percussus ignicapilla   - Male feeding
Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :A trail with some secondary jungle surrounded by primary forest, Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 9 June 2011
English synonyms:Crimson breasted Flowerpecker
Bird Family :Dicaeidae - Flowerpeckers & Mistletoebird
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This male flowerpecker flew in to within a metre of me. Lured by his favourite food - the Clidemia hirta (Hairy Clidemia) berries. After a brief hesitation proceeded to feast in front of me. Best kind of bird watching - naked eye. Amar
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