Monday, 19 September 2016

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Sittidae (Nuthatches)
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
Sitta frontalis
绒额䴓
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    Size : 12·5 cm; 8·5–17 g (frontalis)
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Sitta frontalis frontalis (Swainson, 1820)
    – Peninsular India, especially in hills (absent from large areas, e.g. N & NW,
    Gangetic Plain and Deccan plateau), Himalayan foothills from Kumaon E to
    NE India (S from Assam and Nagaland), Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, S China
    (W, S & SE Yunnan S to Xishuangbanna, C & S Guizhou, W Guangxi and W & S Guangdong), Myanmar, Thailand S to Isthmus of Kra (absent from C plains and
    much of NE), and Indochina.
  • Sitta frontalis saturatior (E. J. O. Hartert, 1902)
    – Malay Peninsula S of Isthmus of Kra (including Phuket, Penang and Singapore), Lingga Archipelago, Sumatra (including Simeulue I) and Bangka.
  • Sitta frontalis corallipes (Sharpe, 1888)
    – Borneo, including Maratua I (off E coast).
  • Sitta frontalis palawana (E. J. O. Hartert, 1905)
    – Palawan and Balabac, in W Philippines.
  • Sitta frontalis velata (Temminck, 1821)
    – Java.

Sitta frontalis saturatior
Date : 17 September 2016
Location : Kledang Saiong Forest Eco Park, Bandar Meru Jaya, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Sitta frontalis saturatior
Date : 17 September 2016
Location : Kledang Saiong Forest Eco Park, Bandar Meru Jaya, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Sitta frontalis saturatior
Date : 17 September 2016
Location : Kledang Saiong Forest Eco Park, Bandar Meru Jaya, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Sitta frontalis saturatior
Date : 17 September 2016
Location : Kledang Saiong Forest Eco Park, Bandar Meru Jaya, Daerah Kinta, Perak

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