Monday, 20 November 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Muscicapidae (Old World Flycatchers and Chats)
Narcissus Flycatcher
Ficedula narcissina
黄眉姬鹟
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    Size : 13–13·5 cm; 11–12 g

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Temminck, 1836, Japan)
    – Coastal Ussuriland, Sakhalin, S Kuril Is and Japan (S to Kyushu); non-breeding Hainan, Philippines and N Borneo.

Date : 19 November 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Kekal Bukit Larut, Taiping,
Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Date : 19 November 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Kekal Bukit Larut, Taiping,
Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Date : 18 November 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Kekal Bukit Larut, Taiping,
Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Campephagidae (Cuckooshrikes)
Ashy Minivet
Pericrocotus divaricatus
灰山椒鸟
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    Size : 18–21 cm; 20–28 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Raffles, 1822, Singapore)
    – SE Siberia (S from C Amurland), NE China (mainly Heilongjiang and Jilin), Korea and Japan; non-breeding mainly SE Asia, Sumatra, Borneo and Philippines, also regularly India.

Date : 11 November 2017
Location : Taiping Lake Gardens, Taiping, Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Order - Piciformes
Family - Megalaimidae (Asian Barbets)
Golden-throated Barbet
Psilopogon franklinii
金喉拟啄木鸟 / 金喉拟鴷
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    Size : c. 20.5–23.5 cm; 50–73 g (ramsayi), 71–101 g (franklinii)
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Psilopogon franklinii franklinii (Blyth, 1842) – Himalayan Golden-throated Barbet
    – C Nepal E along Himalayan slopes to N Myanmar and S China (SE Tibet, W & S Yunnan, SW Guangxi), S to Bangladesh (no recent records), N Thailand, N Laos and N Vietnam.
  • Psilopogon franklinii ramsayi (Walden, 1875) – Malay Golden-throated Barbet
    – C Myanmar and NW Thailand S through Malay Peninsula.

Psilopogon franklinii ssp. ramsayi
Date : 27 June 2017
Location : Gunung Ulu Kali, Genting Highlands, Daerah Bentong, Pahang

Saturday, 28 October 2017

Order - Piciformes
Family - Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Grey-capped Woodpecker
Picoides canicapillus
星头啄木鸟
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    Size : 14–16 cm; 20–27 g (mitche­llii), 21–32 g (semicoronatus, scintilliceps)
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Picoides canicapillus doerriesi (Hargitt, 1881)
    – E Siberia (Ussuriland), NE China (Heilongjiang, Jilin) and Korea.
  • Picoides canicapillus scintilliceps (Swinhoe, 1863)
    – E & C China from Liaoning S to Sichuan and Zhejiang.
  • Picoides canicapillus kaleensis (Swinhoe, 1863)
    – W & S Sichuan E to Fujian and Taiwan, and S to N Myanmar and N Indochina.
  • Picoides canicapillus swinhoei (E. J. O. Hartert, 1910)
    – Hainan.
  • Picoides canicapillus mitchellii (Malherbe, 1849)
    – N Pakistan E to Nepal.
  • Picoides canicapillus semicoronatus (Malherbe, 1849)
    – extreme E Nepal E to W Assam.
  • Picoides canicapillus canicapillus (Blyth, 1845)
    – E Assam, Bangladesh, C & S Myanmar, most of Thailand and Laos.
  • Picoides canicapillus delacouri (Meyer de Schauensee, 1938)
    – SE Thailand, Cambodia and S Vietnam (Cochinchina).
  • Picoides canicapillus auritus (Eyton, 1845)
    – S Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia.
  • Picoides canicapillus volzi (Stresemann, 1920)
    – Riau Archipelago and Sumatra, including Nias I.
  • Picoides canicapillus aurantiiventris (Salvadori, 1868)
    – Borneo.

Picoides canicapillus ssp. auritus
Date : 15 October 2017
Location : Pantai Leka, Mukim Parit Jawa, Daerah Muar, Johor

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Pellorneidae (Ground Babblers)
Horsfield's Babbler
Malacocincla sepiaria
霍氏雅鹛
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    Size : 15–16 cm; 25–33 g

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Malacocincla sepiaria tardinata (E. J. O. Hartert, 1915)
    – extreme S Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia.
  • Malacocincla sepiaria barussana (Robinson & Kloss, 1921)
    – Sumatra.
  • Malacocincla sepiaria sepiaria (Horsfield, 1821) – Horsfield's Babbler
    – Java and Bali.
  • Malacocincla sepiaria harterti (Chasen & Kloss, 1929)
    – N Borneo.
  • Malacocincla sepiaria rufiventris (Salvadori, 1874) – Salvadori's Babbler
    – S Borneo.

Malacocincla sepiaria ssp. tardinata
Date : 16 April 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Bantang, Bekok, Daerah Segamat, Johor

Malacocincla sepiaria ssp. tardinata
Date : 16 April 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Bantang, Bekok, Daerah Segamat, Johor

Malacocincla sepiaria ssp. tardinata
Date : 16 April 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Bantang, Bekok, Daerah Segamat, Johor

Malacocincla sepiaria ssp. tardinata
Date : 16 April 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Bantang, Bekok, Daerah Segamat, Johor

Monday, 23 October 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Timaliidae (Scimitar-babblers and allies)
Chestnut-winged Babbler
Cyanoderma erythropterum
红翅穗鹛
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    Size : 12.5–13.5 cm; 10–16 g
    
    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Cyanoderma erythropterum erythropterum (Blyth, 1842)
    – extreme S Myanmar (S Tenasserim) and S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and N Natuna Is.
  • Cyanoderma erythropterum pyrrhophaeum (Hartlaub, 1844)
    – Sumatra, including Batu Is, Bangka and Belitung.
  • Cyanoderma erythropterum fulviventre (Richmond, 1903)
    – Banyak Is, off NW Sumatra.

Cyanoderma erythropterum ssp. erythropterum
Date : 21 October 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor

Sunday, 22 October 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Pellorneidae (Ground Babblers)
Striped Wren-babbler
Kenopia striata
纹鹪鹛
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    Size : 14–15 cm; 17–22 g

    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Blyth, 1842, “Singapore”)
    – S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo.

Date : 21 October 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor

Date : 21 October 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor

Date : 21 October 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor

Date : 21 October 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor

Date : 21 October 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Order - Charadriiformes
Family - Charadriidae (Plovers)
Greater Sandplover
Charadrius leschenaultii
铁嘴沙鸻
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    Size : 20–25 cm; 55–121 g; Wingspan 44–60 cm
                 
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Charadrius leschenaultii columbinus (Wagler, 1829)
    – Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Armenia and Azerbaijan; winters Red Sea, Gulf of Aden
    and SE Mediterranean.
  • Charadrius leschenaultii scythicus (Carlos, Roselaar & Voisin, 2012)
    – Transcaspia and (possibly this race) NW Afghanistan to SE Kazakhstan;
    winters NE & E Africa to W India.
  • Charadrius leschenaultii leschenaultii (Lesson, 1826)
    – W China (Dzungaria), Mongolia, S Siberia (Tuva) and Altai Mts; winters S to
    S Asia and Australasia, probably also E Africa.

Charadrius leschenaultii ssp. leschenaultii
Date : 15 October 2017
Location : Pantai Leka Mudflat, Mukim Parit Jawa, Daerah Muar, Johor

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Order - Charadriiformes
Family - Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)
Little Curlew
Numenius minutus
小杓鹬
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    Size : 28–34 cm; 118–221 g; Wingspan 68–71 cm

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Gould, 1841, Maitland, on Hunter River, New South Wales, Australia)
    – N Krasnoyarsk Krai and N & C Yakutia, from S slopes of Putorana Mts E to R Anabar, and Verkhoyansk and Cherski Mts on upper R Yana and R Indigirka as
    far E as R Anyuy, along Siberian coast. Winters in Australia.

2nd Peninsula Malaysia Record !!!
Date : 14 October 2017
Location : Sungai Balang Paddyfield, Mukim Sungai Balang, Daerah Muar, Johor

Date : 14 October 2017
Location : Sungai Balang Paddyfield, Mukim Sungai Balang, Daerah Muar, Johor

Date : 14 October 2017
Location : Sungai Balang Paddyfield, Mukim Sungai Balang, Daerah Muar, Johor

Date : 14 October 2017
Location : Sungai Balang Paddyfield, Mukim Sungai Balang, Daerah Muar, Johor

Date : 14 October 2017
Location : Sungai Balang Paddyfield, Mukim Sungai Balang, Daerah Muar, Johor

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Order - Coraciiformes
Family - Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Banded Kingfisher
Lacedo pulchella
横斑翠鸟
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    Size : 20–24.5 cm; Male 40·8–48.5 g, Female 46.5–54.3 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Lacedo pulchella amabilis (A. O. Hume, 1873)
    – S & SE Myanmar E to C Vietnam (C Annam) and S to S Thailand and S Indochina.
  • Lacedo pulchella pulchella (Horsfield, 1821)
    – S Thailand S (including Riau Archipelago) to Sumatra, and E to Java; also N Natuna Is.

Lacedo pulchella ssp. pulchella
Date : 17 September 2016
Location : Tasik Pedu, Daerah Padang Terap, Kedah

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Timaliidae (Scimitar-babblers and allies)
Chestnut-rumped Babbler
Stachyris maculata
红腰穗鹛
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    Size : 17–18.5 cm; 23–36 g
    
    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Stachyris maculata maculata (Temminck, 1836)
    – S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Riau Archipelago, Sumatra (including Bangka) and Borneo.
  • Stachyris maculata banjakensis (Richmond, 1902)
    – Banyak Is, off NW Sumatra.
  • Stachyris maculata hypopyrrha (Oberholser, 1912)
    – Batu Is, off W Sumatra.

Stachyris maculata ssp. maculata
Date : 09 September 2017
Location : Krau Wildlive Reserve, Lanchang, Daerah Temerloh, Pahang

Saturday, 2 September 2017

Order - Caprimulgiformes
Family - Podargidae (Frogmouths)
Gould's Frogmouth
Batrachostomus stellatus
鳞腹蛙口鸱
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    Size : 21–25 cm; 47–48.5 g

    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Gould, 1837, Java; error = Malacca (south Peninsular Malaysia)
    – S Thailand (S from Surat Thani) and Peninsular Malaysia (S to Negeri Sembilan) to Sumatra, then E through Riau Archipelago (Bintan I), Lingga Archipelago (Lingga I) and Bangka to Borneo and Natuna Besar I.

Date : 09 September 2017
Location : Krau Wildlife Reserve, Lanchang, Daerah Temerloh, Pahang

Date : 09 September 2017
Location : Krau Wildlife Reserve, Lanchang, Daerah Temerloh, Pahang

Date : 09 September 2017
Location : Krau Wildlife Reserve, Lanchang, Daerah Temerloh, Pahang

Date : 01 September 2017
Location : Krau Wildlife Reserve, Lanchang, Daerah Temerloh, Pahang

Date : 01 September 2017
Location : Krau Wildlife Reserve, Lanchang, Daerah Temerloh, Pahang

Date : 01 September 2017
Location : Krau Wildlife Reserve, Lanchang, Daerah Temerloh, Pahang

Date : 01 September 2017
Location : Krau Wildlife Reserve, Lanchang, Daerah Temerloh, Pahang

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Oriolidae (Old World Orioles)
Dark-throated Oriole
Oriolus xanthonotus
黑喉黄鹂
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    Size : 17.5–19 cm; 30–48 g
    
    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Oriolus xanthonotus xanthonotus (Horsfield, 1821)
    – extreme S Myanmar (S Tenasserim), S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Bangka, Java and SW Borneo.
  • Oriolus xanthonotus mentawi (Chasen & Kloss, 1926)
    – Mentawai Is (Siberut, Sipura, Pagai Is), off W Sumatra.
  • Oriolus xanthonotus persuasus (Bangs, 1922)
    – Culion I and Palawan, in W Philippines.
  • Oriolus xanthonotus consobrinus (Wardlaw-Ramsay, 1880)
    – N, C & E Borneo and adjacent islands.

Oriolus xanthonotus ssp. xanthonotus
Date : 27 August 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor
Order - Passeriformes
Family - Timaliidae (Scimitar-babblers and allies)
Fluffy-backed Tit-babbler
Macronus ptilosus
绒背纹胸巨鹛
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    Size : 16.5–17 cm; 18–34 g
    
    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Macronus ptilosus ptilosus (Jardine & Selby, 1835)
    – S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra, including Batu Is (off W coast).
  • Macronus ptilosus trichorrhos (Temminck, 1836)
    – Bangka I, Belitung I and Borneo.

Macronus ptilosus ssp. ptilosus
Date : 19 October 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor

Macronus ptilosus ssp. ptilosus
Date : 27 August 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor

Macronus ptilosus ssp. ptilosus
Date : 27 August 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor

Macronus ptilosus ssp. ptilosus
Date : 27 August 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor

Macronus ptilosus ssp. ptilosus
Date : 27 August 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor

Monday, 28 August 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Campephagidae (Cuckooshrikes)
Scarlet Minivet
Pericrocotus flammeus
赤红山椒鸟
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    Size : 17–22 cm; 19–24.5 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Pericrocotus flammeus flammeus (J. R. Forster, 1781) – Orange Minivet
    – W & S India and Sri Lanka.
  • Pericrocotus flammeus speciosus (Latham, 1790) – Scarlet Minivet
    – Himalayas from Jammu and Kashmir E to S China (SE Xizang).
  • Pericrocotus flammeus fraterculus (Swinhoe, 1870)
    – NE India (hills of Assam S of R Brahmaputra), N Myanmar, S China (Yunnan, Hainan) and N Indochina.
  • Pericrocotus flammeus semiruber (Whistler & Kinnear, 1933)
    – EC India, S Myanmar and Thailand (except C & S) E to C & S Indochina.
  • Pericrocotus flammeus andamanensis (Beavan, 1867)
    – Andaman Is.
  • Pericrocotus flammeus fohkiensis (Buturlin, 1910)
    – SE China (Guizhou E to Fujian, S to Guangxi and Guangdong).
  • Pericrocotus flammeus flammifer (A. O. Hume, 1875)
    – SE Myanmar, SW & S Thailand and N & E Peninsular Malaysia.
  • Pericrocotus flammeus xanthogaster (Raffles, 1822)
    – W & S Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra (including E coast islands).
  • Pericrocotus flammeus minythomelas (Oberholser, 1912)
    – Simeulue I, off NW Sumatra.
  • Pericrocotus flammeus modiglianii (Salvadori, 1892)
    – Enggano I, off SW Sumatra.
  • Pericrocotus flammeus insulanus (Deignan, 1946)
    – Borneo.
  • Pericrocotus flammeus novus (McGregor, 1904)
    – N & C Philippines (Luzon, Negros).
  • Pericrocotus flammeus leytensis (Steere, 1890)
    – EC Philippines (Samar, Leyte, Bohol).
  • Pericrocotus flammeus gonzalesi (Ripley & Rabor, 1961)
    – S Philippines (N & E Mindanao).
  • Pericrocotus flammeus nigroluteus (Parkes, 1981)
    – SC Mindanao.
  • Pericrocotus flammeus johnstoniae (Ogilvie-Grant, 1905)
    – Mt Apo, in SE Mindanao.
  • Pericrocotus flammeus marchesae (Guillemard, 1885)
    – Sulu Archipelago (Jolo).
  • Pericrocotus flammeus siebersi (Rensch, 1928)
    – Java and Bali.
  • Pericrocotus flammeus exul (Wallace, 1864) – Javan Minivet
    – Lombok (E of Bali).

Date : 27 August 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor