Monday, 6 October 2014

Order - Gruiformes
Family - Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)
White-breasted Waterhen
Amaurornis phoenicurus
白腹秧鸡
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    Size : 28–33 cm
    Male 203–328 (228·5) g; Female 166–225 (196·5) g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Amaurornis phoenicurus phoenicurus (Pennant, 1769)
    – Pakistan, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka to E China, Taiwan, Ryukyu Is, Bonin Is and Japan, and S through SE Asia and Philippines to Greater Sundas, Christmas I and Cocos (Keeling) Is; N populations winter to S, ranging W to Arabia. Currently expanding N into Japan and Korea, and E into Micronesia (Cocos, Yap).
  • Amaurornis phoenicurus insularis (Sharpe, 1894)
    – Andaman Is and Nicobar Is (except C Nicobars).
  • Amaurornis phoenicurus midnicobarica (Abdulali, 1978)
    – C Nicobar Is.
  • Amaurornis phoenicurus leucomelana (S. Müller, 1842)
    – Sulawesi, W Moluccas and Lesser Sundas.
    Birds from Sangihe and Talaud Is (NE of Sulawesi) normally included in nominate race, 
    but may be closer to other Sulawesi forms; further study needed.

Amaurornis phoenicurus ssp. phoenicurus
Date : 10 March 2017
Location : Malim Nawar Wetland, Daerah Kampar, Perak

Amaurornis phoenicurus ssp. phoenicurus
Date : 27 December 2015
Location : Malim Nawar Wetland, Daerah Kampar, Perak

Amaurornis phoenicurus ssp. phoenicurus
Date : 06 September 2015
Location : Perdana Botanical Gardens, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Amaurornis phoenicurus ssp. phoenicurus
Date : 21 January 2015
Location : Malim Nawar Wetland, Daerah Kampar, Perak

Amaurornis phoenicurus ssp. phoenicurus
Date : 06 September 2014
Location : Malim Nawar Wetland, Daerah Kampar, Perak


Amaurornis phoenicurus ssp. phoenicurus
Date : 19 October 2014
Location : Malim Nawar Wetland, Daerah Kampar, Perak

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