Thursday, 26 May 2016

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Paridae (Tits and Chickadees)
Sultan Tit
Melanochlora sultanea
冕雀
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    Size : 20–21 cm; 35–49 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Melanochlora sultanea sultanea (Hodgson, 1837)
    – E Himalayas from C Nepal to NE India (Arunachal Pradesh S to Manipur and Mizoram), Myanmar, N Thailand and S China (W & S Yunnan).
  • Melanochlora sultanea flavocristata (Lafresnaye, 1837)
    – C & S Thailand, Malay Peninsula and SE China (Hainan I); possibly also Sumatra.
  • Melanochlora sultanea seorsa (Bangs, 1924)
    – N Indochina (S to C Laos) and SE China (Guangxi, Fujian).
  • Melanochlora sultanea gayeti (Delacour & Jabouille, 1925)
    – SC Vietnam (C Annam).

Melanochlora sultanea ssp. flavocristata
Date : 25 May 2015
Location : Berjaya Hills, Daerah Bentong, Pahang

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