Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Order - Charadriiformes
Family - Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)
Little Stint
Calidris minuta
小滨鹬
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    Size : 12–14 cm; 17–44 g; Wingspan 28–31 cm

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Leisler, 1812, Hanau am Main, Germany)
    – N Scandinavia through S Novaya Zemlya and NW & NC Siberia to New Siberian Is and R Yana. Winters from Mediterranean and Africa through Arabian Peninsula and Persian Gulf E to Indian Subcontinent and Myanmar; small numbers in SE Britain and Madagascar.

Date : 26 November 2016
Location : Malim Nawar Wetland, Daerah Kampar, Perak

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Order - Galliformes
Family - Phasianidae (Pheasants, Partridges, Turkeys, Grouse)
Red Junglefowl
Gallus gallus
原鸡
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    Size : Male 65–78 cm, 672–1450 g; Female 41–46 cm, 485–1050 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Gallus gallus murghi (Robinson & Kloss, 1920)
    – Kashmir and N & NE India, adjacent Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh.
  • Gallus gallus spadiceus (Bonnaterre, 1792)
    – extreme N India (E Arunachal Pradesh, E Assam), Myanmar, S China (SW Yunnan), Thailand (except E), Peninsular Malaysia and N Sumatra.
  • Gallus gallus jabouillei (Delacour & Kinnear, 1928)
    – S China (SE Yunnan, Guangxi and Hainan I), N Laos and N Vietnam.
  • Gallus gallus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    – E Thailand through Cambodia and C & S Laos to C & S Vietnam.
  • Gallus gallus bankiva (Temminck, 1813)
    – S Sumatra, Java and Bali.

Gallus gallus ssp. spadiceus
Date : 26 November 2016
Location : Kampung Belangkor, Batu Gajah, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Order - Gruiformes
Family - Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)
White-browed Crake
Amaurornis cinerea
白眉秧鸡
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    Size : 15–20 cm; Unsexed 40–62·5 (52)g; Wingspan 27 cm

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Vieillot, 1819, Java)
    – SE Asia and Greater Sundas through Philippines, Sulawesi, Moluccas and Lesser Sundas to New Guinea and N Australia, and E through Micronesia and Melanesia
    (S to Vanuatu and New Caledonia) to WC Polynesia (Fiji and Samoa). Formerly
    also Volcano (Iwo) Is, S of Japan.

Date : 26 November 2016
Location : Kampung Belangkor, Batu Gajah, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Date : 26 November 2016

Location : Kampung Belangkor, Batu Gajah, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Aegithinidae (Ioras)
Green Iora
Aegithina viridissima
黑翅雀鹎
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    Size : 11·5–12·8 cm; One immature 13·8 g
    
    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Aegithina viridissima viridissima (Bonaparte, 1850)
    – extreme S Myanmar (S Tenasserim) and SW Thailand S to Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and satellites, N Natuna Is and Borneo.
  • Aegithina viridissima thapsina (Oberholser, 1917)
    – Siantan I (possibly also other islands), in Anamba Group (E of Peninsular Malaysia).

Aegithina viridissima ssp. viridissima
Date : 30 May 2016
Location : Kledang Saiong Eco Forest Park, Meru, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Order - Bucerotiformes
Family - Bucerotidae (Hornbills)
White-crowned Hornbill
Berenicornis comatus
白冠犀鸟
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    Size : 75–80 cm; Young Male 1250–1360 g, Female 1470 g

    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Raffles, 1822, Sumatra)
    – S Myanmar (S Tenasserim) and SW Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo; recorded in SW Cambodia.

Date : 03 December 2016
Location : Hutan Lipur Gunung Nuang, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Date : 19 November 2016
Location : Hutan Lipur Gunung Nuang, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor


Date : 19 November 2016
Location : Hutan Lipur Gunung Nuang, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Date : 19 November 2016
Location : Hutan Lipur Gunung Nuang, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor

Friday, 18 November 2016

Order - Cuculiformes
Family - Cuculidae (Cuckoos)
Jacobin Cuckoo / Pied Cuckoo
Clamator jacobinus
斑翅凤头鹃
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    Size : 34 cm; 66 g (India), 72 g (S Africa)
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Clamator jacobinus pica (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833)
    – sub-Saharan Africa S to Tanzania and Zambia, and NW India to Nepal and Myanmar, occasionally S Tibet, in foothills of Mt Everest.
  • Clamator jacobinus serratus (Sparrman, 1786)
    – S Africa (S from S Zambia).
  • Clamator jacobinus jacobinus (Boddaert, 1783)
    – S India and Sri Lanka.

1st Perak Record !!!
2nd Peninsula Malaysia & Malaysia Record !!!
Date : 11 November 2016
Location : Kampung Permatang, Seri Manjung, Daerah Manjung, Perak

Monday, 14 November 2016

Order - Charadriiformes
Family - Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)
Red-necked Stint
Calidris ruficollis
云雀鹬 / 长趾滨鹬
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    Size : 13–16 cm, 18–51 g, Wingspan 29–33 cm

    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Middendorff, 1853, Stanovoy Mountains, Russia)
    – C & E Taymyr; Kharaulakh Mts and area around Lena Delta; R Kolyma to Chukotskiy Peninsula and S to extreme N Kamchatka; sporadically W & N
    Alaska. Winters from E India, Myanmar, S China and Taiwan through Philippines
    and Indonesia to Solomon Is, Australia and New Zealand.

Date : 13 November 2016
Location : Bagan Belat Mudflat, Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang
Order - Charadriiformes
Family - Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)
Curlew Sandpiper
Calidris ferruginea
弯嘴滨鹬
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    Size : 18–23 cm; 44–117 g; Wingspan 38–46 cm

    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Pontoppidan, 1763, Christiansø, off Bornholm, Denmark)
    – Arctic Siberia from Yamal Peninsula to Kolyuchinskaya Gulf (N Chukotskiy Peninsula). Winters from sub-Saharan Africa through Middle East and S &
    SE Asia to Australasia.

Date : 13 November 2016
Location : Bagan Belat Mudflat, Daerah Seberang Perak Utara, Pulau Pinang

Date : 13 November 2016

Location : Bagan Belat Mudflat, Daerah Seberang Perak Utara, Pulau Pinang

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Order - Charadriiformes
Family - Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)
Common Greenshank
Tringa nebularia
青脚鹬
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    Size : 30–35 cm; 125–300 g; Wingspan 68–70 cm

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Gunnerus, 1767, district of Trondheim, Norway)
    – N Scotland and Scandinavia E through C Asia to E Siberia and Kamchatka.
    Winters from W Europe through Mediterranean to Africa, Madagascar, and E
    through Middle East to S Asia, Indonesia and Australasia.

Date : 26 November 2016
Location : Malim Nawar Wetland, Daerah Kampar, Perak

Date : 09 November 2016
Location : Malim Nawar Wetland, Daerah Kampar, Perak

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Campephagidae (Cuckoo-shrikes)
Black-winged Flycatcher-shrike
Hemipus hirundinaceus
黑翅鹟鵙
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    Size : 14–15 cm; 10–14 g

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Temminck, 1822, Java)
    – Extreme S Myanmar (S Tenasserim), extreme S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra (including Nias I and Simeulue I), Riau and Lingga Archipelagos, Bangka, Belitung, Borneo (including Banggi I), Java and Bali.
Date : 30 October 2016
Location : Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak, Daerah Hulu Langat, Selangor
Order - Charadriiformes
Family - Charadriidae (Plovers)
Lesser Sandplover
Charadrius mongolus
蒙古沙鸻
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    Size : 18–21 cm; 39–110 g; Wingspan 45–58 cm
                 
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Charadrius mongolus pamirensis (Richmond, 1896)
    – W Tien Shan, Pamirs and Karakoram to W Kunlun Shan; winters S & E Africa
    to W India.
  • Charadrius mongolus atrifrons (Wagler, 1829) – Lesser Sandplover
    – Himalayas and S Tibetan Plateau; winters India to Sumatra.
  • Charadrius mongolus schaeferi (Meyer de Schauensee, 1937)
    – E Tibet N to S Mongolia; winters Thailand to Greater Sundas.
  • Charadrius mongolus mongolus (Pallas, 1776) – Mongolian Sandplover
    – inland E Siberia and Russian Far East; winters from Taiwan to Wallacea and Australia, a few birds reaching New Zealand.
  • Charadrius mongolus stegmanni (Portenko, 1939)
    – NE Siberia from Chukotskiy Peninsula S to Kamchatka, N Kuril Is and
    Commander Is; winters S Ryukyu Is and Taiwan to Australia.

Charadrius mongolus ssp. schaeferi
Date : 29 October 2016
Location : Bagan Belat Mudflat, Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Order - Charadriiformes
Family - Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)
Eurasian Curlew
Numenius arquata
白腰杓鹬
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    Size : 50–60 cm; Wingspan 80–100 cm
             Male 410–1010 g, Female 475–1360 g
    
    (NT : Near Threatened)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Numenius arquata arquata (Linnaeus, 1758)
    – British Is and France across W Europe (N to Arctic Circle) and E to R Volga and Urals; winters from Iceland and British Is S to Mediterranean and NW Africa, and
    E to Persian Gulf and W India.
  • Numenius arquata suschkini (Neumann, 1929)
    – lower R Volga and Urals E to SW Siberia and N Kazakhstan; winters along coasts
    of sub-Saharan Africa and SW Asia.
  • Numenius arquata orientalis (C. L. Brehm, 1831)
    – C Siberia E through C Russia to NE China (C Heilongjiang); winters in E & S Africa, Madagascar, and from S Caspian Sea S to Persian Gulf and E through S Asia to E China and S Japan, and S to Philippines and Greater Sundas.

Numenius arquata ssp. orientalis
Date : 29 October 2016
Location : Bagan Belat Mudflat, Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Numenius arquata ssp. orientalis
Date : 29 October 2016
Location : Bagan Belat Mudflat, Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang
Order - Charadriiformes
Family - Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)
Terek Sandpiper
Xenus cinereus
翘嘴鹬
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    Size : 22–25 cm; 50–126 g; Wingspan 57–59 cm

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Güldenstädt, 1775, Terek River, Caspian Sea)
    – S Finland; NW Russia and Ukraine E through C Siberia to Anadyrland, mainly
    in boreal taiga zone, extending N into subarctic tundra and S to steppe fringes. Winters from SW, S & E Africa through Middle East, S Asia and Indonesia to Australia.

Date : 29 October 2016
Location : Bagan Belat Mudflat, Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Date : 29 October 2016
Location : Bagan Belat Mudflat, Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Date : 29 October 2016
Location : Bagan Belat Mudflat, Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Date : 29 October 2016
Location : Bagan Belat Mudflat, Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Order - Piciformes
Family - Megalaimidae (Asian Barbets)
Black-browed Barbet
Psilopogon oorti
黑眉拟啄木鸟
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    Size : c. 21·5 cm; 62 g (single female)

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (S. Müller, 1835, Sumatra)
    – Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra.

Date : 22 October 2016
Location : Fraser's Hill, Mukim Tras, Daerah Raub, Pahang

Friday, 21 October 2016

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Corvidae (Crows)
Large-billed Crow
Corvus macrorhynchos
巨嘴鸦
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    Size : 46–59 cm; 450–1000 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Corvus macrorhynchos intermedius (Adams, 1859)
    – E Afghanistan and W & N Pakistan E along Himalayas to S Xizang and N Nepal.
  • Corvus macrorhynchos culminatus (Sykes, 1832)
    – peninsular India, SW Nepal and Sri Lanka.
  • Corvus macrorhynchos levaillantii (Lesson, 1831)
    – SE Nepal, Bangladesh, NE India, Andaman Is, Myanmar and Thailand E to C & S Indochina and S to N Malay Peninsula.
  • Corvus macrorhynchos macrorhynchos (Wagler, 1827)
    – C & S Malay Peninsula and Sundas E to Wetar and Timor.
  • Corvus macrorhynchos philippinus (Bonaparte, 1853)
    – Philippine Is.
  • Corvus macrorhynchos tibetosinensis (O. Kleinschmidt & Weigold, 1922)
    – E & SE Tibetan Plateau and E Himalayas (E from Bhutan) E to N & NE Myanmar and extreme S China (S Qinghai S to Yunnan).
  • Corvus macrorhynchos mandshuricus (Buturlin, 1913)
    – N & C Sakhalin I, Russian Far East, Korea and NE China; breeding also recorded in Transbaikalia.
  • Corvus macrorhynchos japonensis (Bonaparte, 1850)
    – S Sakhalin I, Kuril Is and Japan (S to Kyushu and Osumi Is).
  • Corvus macrorhynchos connectens (Stresemann, 1916)
    – Amami Oshima and Ryukyu Is (Japan).
  • Corvus macrorhynchos osai (Ogawa, 1905)
    – S Ryukyu Is.
  • Corvus macrorhynchos colonorum (Swinhoe, 1864)
    – C & S China, Taiwan, Hainan I and N Indochina.

Corvus macrorhynchos ssp. macrorhynchos
Date : 16 October 2016
Location : Taman Negara Pahang (Sungai Relau), Merapoh, Daerah Lipis, Pahang