Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Bornean Green Magpie

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Corvidae (Crows)
Bornean Green Magpie
Cissa jefferyi

Taxonomy update for 2013
Short-tailed Magpie (Cissa thalassina) is split into
two species, both island endemics :
- Bornean Green-Magpie (Cissa jefferyi)
- Javan Green-Magpie (Cissa thalassina)

    Size : 31–33 cm; c. 125 g

    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Sharpe, 1888)
    – N Borneo from Mt Kinabalu S to Mt Murud, the Usan Apau plateau and Mt Dulit.

Date : 12 February 2016
Location : Kinabalu Park, Ranau, Bahagian Pantai Barat, Sabah

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