Red-crowned Barbet Megalaima rafflesii feeding on ripe Ficus pisocarpa figs at Kg Belingos, Temburong, Brunei.   All photos by Arlene Walshe.

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The Red-crowned Barbet is common in secondary forest at Temburong in Brunei but in the primary rainforest of the Temburong National Park it is replaced by the  Red-throated Barbet Megalaima mystacophanos.
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Male Blue-eared Barbet Megalaima australis feeding on Ficus pisocarpa at Kg Belingos, Temburong. The Blue-eared barbet is the most common barbet in secondary lowland forest throughout Borneo.
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Puff-backed Bulbul Pycnonotus eutilotus feeding on Ficus pisocarpa fruit at Kg Belingos.
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Both the leaves and the fig fruit of Ficus pisocarpa are distinctive. The leaves have  impressed (sunken) veins on the upper surface. The ripe yellow orange  figs have a prominent rim around the ostiole- the hole at the base of the fig.

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