Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Dicruridae (Drongos)
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
Dicrurus paradiseus
大盘尾
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    (Size : c. 30–65 cm [total length varying greatly, depending on tail length])

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Dicrurus paradiseus grandis (Gould, 1836)
    – S foothills of Himalayas from N India (Kumaon) E to extreme N Assam, N Myanmar (S to N Chin Hills and N Shan States), S China (extreme SE Xizang, W & S Yunnan) and N Indochina.
  • Dicrurus paradiseus rangoonensis (Gould, 1836)
    – C India, Bangladesh, C & S Myanmar (S Chin Hills, S Shan States S to N Tenasserim), N & NE Thailand, C Laos and C Vietnam.
  • Dicrurus paradiseus paradiseus (Linnaeus, 1766)
    – S peninsular India, S Myanmar (Tenasserim and Mergui Archipelago), SW, C & SE Thailand and S Indochina.
  • Dicrurus paradiseus ceylonicus (Vaurie, 1949)
    – N, E & S Sri Lanka.
  • Dicrurus paradiseus otiosus (Richmond, 1902)
    – Andaman Is.
  • Dicrurus paradiseus nicobariensis (Stuart Baker, 1918)
    – Nicobar Is.
  • Dicrurus paradiseus johni (E. J. O. Hartert, 1902)
    – Hainan I (S China).
  • Dicrurus paradiseus hypoballus (Oberholser, 1926)
    – Malay Peninsula (except S).
  • Dicrurus paradiseus platurus (Vieillot, 1817)
    – Peninsular Malaysia S of 4° N (including islands except Tioman I), Sumatra (including Simeulue, Banyak Is and Nias I), Riau Archipelago, Lingga Archipelago and Bangka I.
  • Dicrurus paradiseus microlophus (Oberholser, 1917)
    – islands in S China Sea (Tioman I, Anambas Is and N Natunas).
  • Dicrurus paradiseus banguey (Chasen & Kloss, 1929)
    – Balambangan I and Banggi I, off N Borneo coast.
  • Dicrurus paradiseus brachyphorus (Bonaparte, 1850)
    – Borneo, including Laut I (off SE coast).
  • Dicrurus paradiseus formosus (Cabanis, 1851)
    – Java and Bali. 

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

Date : 30 August 2015
Location : Burmese Pool, Taiping, Perak

Date : 01 June 2014
Location : Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, Sungai Dua, 
Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

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