Plushcap - Diet

Diet

The diet consists of small insects, berries, and plant material, and they typically foraging in small groups within mixed species flocks of wide diversity. The Plushcap looks for insects by probing and pushing its bill into the stems and leaf nodes of the bamboo and prying them open. They also forage by running their bill along the stems of bamboo with a series of tiny biting motions. Plushcaps will often hang upside down while searching for the insects.

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