Sunday, 18 February 2018

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Campephagidae (Cuckooshrikes)
Lesser Cuckooshrike
Lalage fimbriata
缨鹃鵙
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    Size : 19–20.5 cm; 28–30 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Lalage fimbriata neglecta (A. O. Hume, 1877)
    – S Myanmar (S Tenasserim) and S Thailand.
  • Lalage fimbriata culminata (Hay, 1845)
    – Peninsular Malaysia.
  • Lalage fimbriata schierbrandi (Pelzeln, 1865)
    – Sumatra and Borneo.
  • Lalage fimbriata compta (Richmond, 1903)
    – Simeulue and Siberut (off W Sumatra).
  • Lalage fimbriata fimbriata (Temminck, 1824)
    – Java and Bali.

Date : 16 February 2018
Location : Hutan Lipur Ulu Guar, Manong, Daerah Kuala Kangsar, Perak

Monday, 12 February 2018

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)
Spectacled Spiderhunter
Arachnothera flavigaster
大黄耳捕蛛鸟
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    Size : 21–22 cm; Three adult males 44.4–49 g, One female 38.4 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Eyton, 1839, “Malaya”)
    – S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo; recently recorded in extreme S Myanmar.

Date : 11 February 2018
Location : Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam (TBNSA),
Shah Alam, Daerah Petaling, Selangor

Date : 11 February 2018
Location : Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam (TBNSA),
Shah Alam, Daerah Petaling, Selangor


Date : 11 February 2018
Location : Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam (TBNSA),
Shah Alam, Daerah Petaling, Selangor

Date : 11 February 2018

Location : Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam (TBNSA),
Shah Alam, Daerah Petaling, Selangor

Monday, 5 February 2018

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)
Plain Sunbird
Anthreptes simplex
纯色食蜜鸟 / 纯色直嘴太阳鸟
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    Size : 12 cm; Male 7–10.7 g, Female 7.1–11.8 g
    
    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (S. Müller, 1843, Sumatra and Borneo)
    – Extreme S Myanmar (S Tenasserim), SW & S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra (including Nias I), N Natuna Is and Borneo.

Date : 03 February 2018
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Sedim, Mukim Karangan, Daerah Kulim, Kedah

Monday, 29 January 2018

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Pachycephalidae (Whistlers)
Mangrove Whistler
Pachycephala cinerea
红树厚头啸鹟 / 红树啸鹟
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    Size : 15.5–17 cm; 19–25 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Pachycephala cinerea cinerea (Blyth, 1847)
    – coasts from NE India (Bay of Bengal) E, including Andaman Is, Mergui Archipelago (W Myanmar) and Langkawi I (W Malaysia), to S Vietnam (S Annam), extending inland in Cambodia (Tonle Sap area) and SW Laos, also Riau Archipelago, Sumatra and satellites (Simeulue, Nias, Batu Is, Siberut, South Pagai, Bangka, Belitung), Borneo (including Maratua I), Natuna Is, Karimata I, Java, Kangean Is, Bali and Lombok.
  • Pachycephala cinerea plateni (A. W. H. Blasius, 1888)
    – Palawan, in W Philippines.

Pachycephala cinerea ssp. cinerea
Date : 27 January 2018
Location : Hutan Paya Bakau Sungai Merbok, Sungai Batu,
Daerah Kuala Muda, Kedah

Pachycephala cinerea ssp. cinerea
Date : 27 January 2018

Location : Hutan Paya Bakau Sungai Merbok, Sungai Batu,
Daerah Kuala Muda, Kedah

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Calyptomenidae (African and Green Broadbills)
Whitehead's Broadbill
Calyptomena whiteheadi
黑喉绿阔嘴鸟
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    Size : 24–27 cm; Male 142–171 g, Female 150–163 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Sharpe, 1887, , Mount Kinabalu, 3000 ft [c. 915 m], Borneo)
    – N & C Borneo, probably along entire spinal range from Mt Kinabalu S at least to Kayan Mentarang and Mt Batu Timbang, although absent from several mountain areas.

Date : 12 February 2016
Location : Kinabalu Park, Ranau, Bahagian Pantai Barat, Sabah

Date : 11 February 2016
Location : Kinabalu Park, Ranau, Bahagian Pantai Barat, Sabah

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Order - Cuculiformes
Family - Cuculidae (Cuckoos)
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo
Clamator coromandus
红翅凤头鹃
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    Size : 38–46 cm; 66.4–86 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Linnaeus, 1766, Coromandel, India)
    – N India and Nepal E to S & E China (including Hainan) and Indochina, S to S Myanmar (Tenasserim). Winters S to S India and Sri Lanka, and Greater Sundas.

Date : 17 December 2017
Location : Batu Gajah, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Date : 17 December 2017
Location : Batu Gajah, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Date : 17 December 2017
Location : Batu Gajah, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Date : 17 December 2017
Location : Batu Gajah, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Date : 17 December 2017
Location : Batu Gajah, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Date : 17 December 2017
Location : Batu Gajah, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Order - Cuculiformes
Family - Cuculidae (Cuckoos)
Little Bronze-cuckoo
Chalcites minutillus
小金鹃 / 棕胸金鹃
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    Size : 15–17 cm; 14.5–17 g, 16.9–21 g (russatus)
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Chalcites minutillus peninsularis (S. A. Parker, 1981)
    – extreme S Indochina, S Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia.
  • Chalcites minutillus albifrons (Junge, 1938)
    – Sumatra and W Java.
  • Chalcites minutillus cleis (S. A. Parker, 1981)
    – N & E Borneo.
  • Chalcites minutillus minutillus (Gould, 1859) – Little Bronze-cuckoo
    – Moluccas, W Lesser Sundas and N Australia, from Kimberley district of NW Australia through Melville I and Arnhem Land to N Queensland (Gulf of Carpentaria to W Cape York).
  • Chalcites minutillus barnardi (Mathews, 1912)
    – E Australia (SE Queensland to NE New South Wales).
  • Chalcites minutillus rufomerus (E. J. O. Hartert, 1900) – Dark-backed Bronze-cuckoo
    – E Lesser Sundas (Romang, Damar, Kisar, Leti, Moa, Sermata).
  • Chalcites minutillus aheneus (Junge, 1938)
    – SE Borneo and S Philippines.
  • Chalcites minutillus jungei (Stresemann, 1938)
    – Sulawesi, Madu (S of Sulawesi) and WC Lesser Sundas (Flores).
  • Chalcites minutillus poecilurus (G. R. Gray, 1862) – Gould's Bronze-cuckoo
    – lowlands on N & S coasts of New Guinea, and offshore islands, including W Papuan Is (Misool).
  • Chalcites minutillus misoriensis (Salvadori, 1876)
    – Biak I (Geelvink Bay).
  • Chalcites minutillus russatus (Gould, 1868)
    – N & E Queensland (Cape York S along E coast).
    Also present on Timor, where an apparently distinctive race, as yet
    undescribed, occurs.


Chalcites minutillus ssp. peninsularis
Date : 16 December 2017
Location : Batu Gajah, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Chalcites minutillus ssp. peninsularis
Date : 16 December 2017
Location : Batu Gajah, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Chalcites minutillus ssp. peninsularis
Date : 10 December 2017
Location : Batu Gajah, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Acanthizidae (Thornbills)
Golden-bellied Gerygone
Gerygone sulphurea
黄胸噪刺莺
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    Size : 9.5–10.4 cm

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Gerygone sulphurea sulphurea (Wallace, 1864)
    – Malay Peninsula, Cochinchina and Greater and Lesser Sundas.
  • Gerygone sulphurea muscicapa (Oberholser, 1912)
    – Enggano I (off S Sumatra).
  • Gerygone sulphurea simplex (Cabanis, 1872)
    – N, W & C Philippines (Luzon, Lubang, Verde, Mindoro, Marinduque, Catanduanes, Tablas, Negros, Cebu, Olango, Bohol, Siquijor, Samar, Palawan).
  • Gerygone sulphurea rhizophorae (Mearns, 1905)
    – S Philippines (Mindanao, Basilan, and Sulu Archipelago).
  • Gerygone sulphurea flaveola (Cabanis, 1873)
    – Sulawesi, Selayar and Banggai Is (Peleng, Banggai).

Gerygone sulphurea ssp. sulphurea
Date : 02 December 2017
Location : Kuala Sungai Burung, Balik Pulau, Daerah Barat Daya, Pulau Pinang

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Order - Charadriiformes
Family - Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)
Grey-tailed Tattler
Tringa brevipes
灰尾鹬 / 黄足鹬
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    Size : 23–27 cm; 80–162 g; Wingspan 60–65 cm

    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Vieillot, 1816, Timor)
    – NC & NE Siberia in Putorana Mts, and from Verkhoyansk Mts and Transbaikalia E to Anadyrland and Kamchatka and probably also N Kuril Is. Winters from Taiwan, Malay Peninsula and Philippines S through Indonesia, New Guinea and Solomon Is to Australia, a few reaching New Zealand; also Fiji and Tuvalu.

Date : 03 December 2017
Location : Kuala Sungai Burung, Balik Pulau, Daerah Barat Daya, Pulau Pinang

Date : 03 December 2017
Location : Kuala Sungai Burung, Balik Pulau, Daerah Barat Daya, Pulau Pinang

Monday, 27 November 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Muscicapidae (Old World Flycatchers and Chats)
Taiga Flycatcher /
Red-throated Flycatcher
Ficedula albicilla
红喉姬鹟
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    Size : 12 cm; 11–12 g

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Pallas, 1811, Dauriya)
    – E European Russia E to E Siberia (to Kamchatka), S to extreme NE Kazakhstan,
    N Mongolia and Amurland; non-breeding mainly from S Nepal E to NE India, Bangladesh, SE Asia and SE China.

Date : 03 February 2018
Location : Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, Sungai Dua, 
Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Date : 03 February 2018
Location : Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, Sungai Dua, 
Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Date : 03 February 2018
Location : Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, Sungai Dua, 
Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Date : 03 February 2018
Location : Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, Sungai Dua, 
Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Date : 01 December 2017
Location : Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, Sungai Dua, 
Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Date : 01 December 2017
Location : Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, Sungai Dua, 
Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Date : 27 November 2017
Location : Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, Sungai Dua, 
Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Date : 27 November 2017
Location : Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, Sungai Dua, 
Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Date : 27 November 2017
Location : Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, Sungai Dua, 
Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang


Date : 27 November 2017
Location : Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, Sungai Dua, 
Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

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 : 22 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 : 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 : 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

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