Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Order - Piciformes
Family - Megalaimidae (Asian Barbets)
Black-eared Barbet / Blue-eared Barbet
Psilopogon duvaucelii
蓝耳拟啄木鸟
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Taxonomy update for 2014
Blue-eared Barbet (Psilopogon duvaucelii) is split into
two species, with Little Barbet occurring on Java and Bali and
Blue-eared Barbet widespread elsewhere in Southeast Asia
 :
- Blue-eared Barbet (Psilopogon duvaucelii)
- Little Barbet (Psilopogon australis)

    Size : 16-17 cm, 26.3-37 g

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution

    Updates & Corrections – August 2017 | Clements Checklist 
    This species has been split into 2 groups for ease of description :

    01. Blue-eared Barbet (Blue-eared Group)
  • Psilopogon duvaucelii cyanotis (Blyth, 1847)
    – South-eastern Nepal to Bangladesh, north-eastern India, southern China, Burma, Malay Peninsula.
  • Psilopogon duvaucelii orientalis (Robinson, 1915)
    – Eastern Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam
    02. Blue-eared Barbet (Black-eared Group)
  • Psilopogon duvaucelii duvaucelii (Lesson, 1830)
    – Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Bangka Island and Borneo.
  • Psilopogon duvaucelii gigantorhinus (Oberholser, 1912)
    – Nias Island (off north-western Sumatra).
  • Psilopogon duvaucelii tanamassae (Meyer de Schauensee, 1929)
    – Batu Islands (off western Sumatra).

Psilopogon duvaucelii spp. duvaucelii
Date : 25 May 2016
Location : Berjaya Hills, Daerah Bentong, Pahang

Psilopogon duvaucelii spp. duvaucelii
Date : 25 May 2016
Location : Berjaya Hills, Daerah Bentong, Pahang

Psilopogon duvaucelii spp. duvaucelii
Date : 29 November 2015
Location : Berjaya Hills, Daerah Bentong, Pahang

Psilopogon duvaucelii spp. cyanotis
Date : 29 November 2015
Location : Berjaya Hills, Daerah Bentong, Pahang

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