Monday, 8 September 2014

Crimson Sunbird

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)
Crimson Sunbird
Aethopyga siparaja
黄腰太阳鸟



    Taxonomy update for 2013
The Eastern Crimson Sunbird subspecies (Aethopyga siparaja magnifica)
is elevated to species rank and becomes Magnificent Sunbird,
restricted to the Philippines :
- Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja)
- Magnificent Sunbird (Aethopyga magnifica)

    Size : Male 11.7–15 cm, 4.8–9 g; Female 10 cm, 5–6.9 g
    
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Aethopyga siparaja cara (Hume, 1874)
    – S Myanmar and Thailand.
  • Aethopyga siparaja nicobarica (Hume, 1873)
    – S Nicobar Is (Great and Little Nicobars, Kondal I, Meroe I).
  • Aethopyga siparaja tonkinensis (E. J. O. Hartert, 1917)
    – NE Vietnam and S China (SE Yunnan E to W Guangdong).
  • Aethopyga siparaja owstoni (Rothschild, 1910)
    – Naozhou I (SW Guangdong), in S China.
  • Aethopyga siparaja mangini (Delacour & Jabouille, 1924)
    – SE Thailand and C & S Indochina.
  • Aethopyga siparaja insularis (Delacour & Jabouille, 1928)
    – Phu Quoc I, off S Cambodia.
  • Aethopyga siparaja trangensis (Meyer de Schauensee, 1946)
    – S Thailand and N Malay Peninsula.
  • Aethopyga siparaja siparaja (Raffles, 1822)
    – Malay Peninsula (S of Narathiwat), Anamba Is (E of Peninsular Malaysia), Sumatra (except Aceh) and satellite islands, and Borneo and associated small islands (except Natunas).
  • Aethopyga siparaja natunae (Chasen, 1935)
    – Natuna Is.
  • Aethopyga siparaja heliogona (Oberholser, 1923)
    – Java.
  • Aethopyga siparaja flavostriata (Wallace, 1865)
    – N Sulawesi.
  • Aethopyga siparaja beccarii (Salvadori, 1875)
    – C, S & SE Sulawesi, Kabaena, Muna and Butung.

Aethopyga siparaja ssp. trangensis
Date : 25 November 2017
Location : Taman Kebun Bunga, Georgetown, Daerah Timur Laut, Pulau Pinang

Aethopyga siparaja ssp. trangensis
Date : 25 November 2017
Location : Taman Kebun Bunga, Georgetown, Daerah Timur Laut, Pulau Pinang

Aethopyga siparaja ssp. trangensis
Date : 25 November 2017
Location : Taman Kebun Bunga, Georgetown, Daerah Timur Laut, Pulau Pinang

Aethopyga siparaja ssp. trangensis
Date : 25 November 2017
Location : Taman Kebun Bunga, Georgetown, Daerah Timur Laut, Pulau Pinang

Aethopyga siparaja ssp. siparaja
Date : 10 March 2014
Location : Sepilok Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), Bahagian Sandakan, Sabah

Aethopyga siparaja ssp. siparaja
Date : 10 March 2014
Location : Sepilok Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), Bahagian Sandakan, Sabah

Aethopyga siparaja ssp. trangensis
Date : 20 August 2014
Location : Kek Lok Tong, Ipoh, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Aethopyga siparaja ssp. trangensis
Date : 01 October 2012
Location : Kek Lok Tong, Ipoh, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Aethopyga siparaja ssp. trangensis
Date : 30 September 2012
Location : Kek Lok Tong, Ipoh, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Aethopyga siparaja ssp. trangensis
Date : 30 September 2012
Location : Kek Lok Tong, Ipoh, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Aethopyga siparaja ssp. trangensis
Date : 26 September 2012
Location : Kek Lok Tong, Ipoh, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Aethopyga siparaja ssp. trangensis
Date : 16 September 2012
Location : Kek Lok Tong, Ipoh, Daerah Kinta, Perak

Aethopyga siparaja ssp. trangensis
Date : 16 September 2012
Location : Kek Lok Tong, Ipoh, Daerah Kinta, Perak

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