Sunday, 10 July 2016

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird
Chalcoparia singalensis
紫颊直嘴太阳鸟
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    Size : 10–11 cm; Male 8·2–9·1 g, Female 8·6 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Chalcoparia singalensis assamensis (Kloss, 1930)
    – C Nepal (from Chitwan) E to NE India (S from Assam), Bangladesh, N Myanmar, N Thailand and S China (W & S Yunnan).
  • Chalcoparia singalensis internota (Deignan, 1955)
    – S Myanmar and S Thailand (S to Isthmus of Kra).
  • Chalcoparia singalensis interposita (Robinson & Kloss, 1921)
    – Peninsular Thailand S of Isthmus of Kra.
  • Chalcoparia singalensis koratensis (Kloss, 1918)
    – E Thailand and Indochina.
  • Chalcoparia singalensis singalensis (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)
    – Peninsular Malaysia S from N Perak.
  • Chalcoparia singalensis sumatrana (Kloss, 1921)
    – Mainland Sumatra and Belitung.
  • Chalcoparia singalensis panopsia (Oberholser, 1912)
    – Islands off W coast of Sumatra.
  • Chalcoparia singalensis pallida (Chasen, 1935)
    – N Natuna Is.
  • Chalcoparia singalensis borneana (Kloss, 1921)
    – Borneo.
  • Chalcoparia singalensis bantenensis (Hoogerwerf, 1967)
    – W Java.
  • Chalcoparia singalensis phoenicotis (Temminck, 1822)
    – C & E Java.

Chalcoparia singalensis ssp. singalensis
Date : 08 July 2016
Location : Taman Negara Pahang, Kuala Tahan, Daerah Jerantut, Pahang

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