Friday, 19 August 2016

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)
Grey-breasted Spiderhunter
Arachnothera modesta
灰胸捕蛛鸟
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    Size : 17–18 cm; Male 20·5–24·9g, Female 20·1–25·5 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Arachnothera modesta caena (Deignan, 1956)
    – extreme S Myanmar (S Tenasserim) and SW Thailand.
  • Arachnothera modesta modesta (Eyton, 1839)
    – Malay Peninsula and Borneo.
  • Arachnothera modesta concolor (Snelleman, 1887)
    – Sumatra, including Mentawai Is.

Arachnothera modesta ssp. modesta
Date : 25 May 2016
Location : Berjaya Hills, Daerah Bentong, Pahang

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