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 : 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
Order - Passeriformes
Family - Leiotrichidae (Laughingthrushes and allies)
Brown Fulvetta
 Alcippe brunneicauda
褐雀鹛 / 褐颊雀鹛
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    Size : 14.5–15 cm; 14.5–16 g

    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Alcippe brunneicauda brunneicauda (Salvadori, 1879)
    – S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Batu Is.
  • Alcippe brunneicauda eriphaea (Oberholser, 1922)
    – N Natunas and Borneo.

Alcippe brunneicauda ssp. brunneicauda
Date : 27 August 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor
Order - Passeriformes
Family - Timaliidae (Scimitar-babblers and allies)
Chestnut-backed Scimitar-babbler
Pomatorhinus montanus
栗背钩嘴鹛
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    Size : 19–21 cm

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Pomatorhinus montanus occidentalis (Robinson & Kloss, 1923)
    – extreme S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra.
  • Pomatorhinus montanus bornensis (Cabanis, 1851) – Sunda Scimitar-babbler
    – Bangka I and Borneo.
  • Pomatorhinus montanus montanus (Horsfield, 1821) – Javan Scimitar-babbler
    – W & C Java.
  • Pomatorhinus montanus ottolanderi (Robinson, 1918)
    – E Java and Bali.
    Feral population on Lombok I (Rinjani National Park).


Pomatorhinus montanus ssp. occidentalis
Date : 26 August 2017
Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor

Pomatorhinus montanus ssp. occidentalis
Date : 26 August 2017

Location : Hutan Simpan Lenggor, Daerah Mersing, Johor

Monday, 14 August 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Vireonidae (Vireos)
White-bellied Epornis
Erpornis zantholeuca
白腹凤鹛
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    Size : 11–13 cm; 8–17 g

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Erpornis zantholeuca zantholeuca (Blyth, 1844)
    – N India (E Uttarakhand), Nepal, Bhutan, all NE Indian states, E Bangladesh, S China (W & S Yunnan), and throughout SE Asia (except for N & SE Thailand and N Indochina).
  • Erpornis zantholeuca tyrannulus (Swinhoe, 1870)
    – SE China (SE Yunnan and S Guizhou E to Jiangxi and Fujian, including Hainan and Hong Kong), Taiwan, N Thailand and N Indochina.
  • Erpornis zantholeuca canescens (Delacour & Jabouille, 1928)
    – SE Thailand and SW Cambodia.
  • Erpornis zantholeuca brunnescens (Sharpe, 1876)
    – Borneo, including Pulau Laut (off SE coast).
  • Erpornis zantholeuca saani (Chasen, 1939)
    – NW Sumatra.

Erpornis zantholeuca ssp. zantholeuca
Date : 13 August 2017
Location : Fraser's Hill, Mukim Tras, Daerah Raub, Pahang

Monday, 7 August 2017

Order - Galliformes
Family - Phasianidae (Pheasants, Partridges, Turkeys, Grouse)
Malay Peacock-pheasant
Polyplectron malacense
凤冠孔雀雉
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    Size : Male c. 50–53 cm (tail 24–25 cm), 581–680 g;
             Female c. 40–45 cm (tail 18–19 cm); 455–540 g

    (VU : Vulnerable)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Scopoli, 1786, East Indies = Malacca)
    – Malay Peninsula (almost exclusively S of Isthmus of Kra) in S Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia. Possibly extinct in Thailand. Reports of its presence in
    Sumatra and Myanmar rejected.

Date : 24 September 2017
Location : Taman Negara Pahang (Kuala Tahan) Daerah Jerantut, Pahang

Date : 24 September 2017
Location : Taman Negara Pahang (Kuala Tahan) Daerah Jerantut, Pahang

Date : 24 September 2017
Location : Taman Negara Pahang (Kuala Tahan) Daerah Jerantut, Pahang

Date : 24 September 2017
Location : Taman Negara Pahang (Kuala Tahan) Daerah Jerantut, Pahang

Date : 24 September 2017
Location : Taman Negara Pahang (Kuala Tahan) Daerah Jerantut, Pahang

Date : 24 September 2017
Location : Taman Negara Pahang (Kuala Tahan) Daerah Jerantut, Pahang

Date : 07 August 2017
Location : Taman Negara Pahang (Kuala Tahan) Daerah Jerantut, Pahang

Date : 07 August 2017
Location : Taman Negara Pahang (Kuala Tahan) Daerah Jerantut, Pahang

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)
Red-throated Sunbird
Anthreptes rhodolaemus
棕喉食蜜鸟
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    Size : 12 cm; Male 11.2 g, Female 11.6 g
    
    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. ( Shelley, 1878, Malacca, Peninsular Malaysia)
    – Patchily from extreme S Myanmar (S Tenasserim) and S peninsular Thailand to Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo.

Date : 22 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Date : 22 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Date : 22 July 2017

Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Pellorneidae (Ground Babblers)
White-chested Babbler
Trichastoma rostratum
布莱氏雅鹛 / 白胸雅鹛
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    Size : 15–16.5 cm; 20.5–23 g

    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Trichastoma rostratum rostratum (Blyth, 1842)
    – extreme S Myanmar (extreme S Tenasserim), S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra (including Riau and Lingga Archipelagos) and Belitung.
  • Trichastoma rostratum macropterum (Salvadori, 1868)
    – Borneo, including Banggi I.

Trichastoma rostratum ssp. rostratum
Date : 22 September 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Trichastoma rostratum ssp. rostratum
Date : 03 September 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Trichastoma rostratum ssp. rostratum
Date : 24 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Monday, 24 July 2017

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Muscicapidae (Old World Flycatchers and Chats)
Rufous-chested Flycatcher
Ficedula dumetoria
棕胸姬鹟
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    Size : 11–12 cm; 7–12 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Ficedula dumetoria muelleri (Sharpe, 1879)
    – S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo.
  • Ficedula dumetoria dumetoria (Wallace, 1864)
    – Java and Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Sumbawa, Satonda, Flores).

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 22 September 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 03 September 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 19 August 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 19 August 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 24 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 23 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 24 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 24 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 24 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 24 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 24 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 24 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 24 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 23 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ficedula dumetoria ssp. muelleri
Date : 23 July 2017
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor