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
  • Psilopogon duvaucelii duvaucelii (Lesson, 1830)
    – S peninsular Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Bangka I and Borneo.
  • Psilopogon duvaucelii gigantorhinus (Oberholser, 1912)
    – Nias I, off W Sumatra.
  • Psilopogon duvaucelii tanamassae (Meyer de Schauensee, 1929)
    – Batu Is, off W 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. duvaucelii
Date : 29 November 2015
Location : Berjaya Hills, Daerah Bentong, Pahang

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