Photo: Courtesy of Damon Ramsey
BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide
FIGBIRD: Sphecotheres viridis
The males in this species are a spectacular sight; olive green upperparts, bright yellow breast, and red 'spectacles'.
The tropical species tend to be brighter yellow, while the females and juveniles, on the other hand, are a much duller brown, with streaky underparts.
They are also a high canopy species but a little easier to see and, yes, they are often found in fig trees.
Script: Courtesy of Damon Ramsey BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide
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