Serindit – Hanging Parrot feeding Mistletoe flowers


Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot – Serindit
(Loriculus galgulus) ~ female.

This ‘dedalu’ (mistletoe) grew on top of mango tree. Here my old post about this dedalu.

 

Blue-crowned hanging parrots mainly eat fruits, nectar, buds, flowers, seeds, and occasionally small insects.
Example of fruits: – Chiku by Ken Poh, guava by Lam Chun See.

 

 

This is a male species, picture by themonnie. I think this bird must be in captivity, so sharp with only the normal lens (50mm at f2.2) used.

 

 
Image taken from Wikipedia.

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