Category: Oriental Region

Himalayan Quail (Ophrysia superciliosa)

[order] GALLIFORMES | [family] Phasianidae | [latin] Ophrysia superciliosa | [authority] Gray, 1846 | [UK] Himalayan Quail | [FR] | [DE] | [ES] | [NL] Himalaya Kwartel | [copyright picture] Birdlife Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Genus A single species from north-western India; possibly extinct. Physical charateristics Rather nondescript quail with red bill and […]

Blue-winged Racket-tail (Prioniturus verticalis)

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Prioniturus verticalis | [authority] Sharpe, 1893 | [UK] Blue-winged Racket-tail | [FR] Palette des iles Sulu | [DE] Sulu-Spatelschwanzpapagei | [ES] Lorito Momoto de las Sulu | [NL] Sulu-vlagstaartpapegaai | [copyright picture] Birdife Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The taxonomy of racquet-tail parrots, genus Prioniturus, has been often revised […]

Blue-rumped Parrot (Psittinus cyanurus)

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Psittinus cyanurus | [authority] Forster, 1795 | [UK] Blue-rumped Parrot | [FR] Perruche a croupion bleu | [DE] Rotachsel-Papagei | [ES] Lorito Dorsiazul | [NL] Blauwrugpapegaai | [copyright picture] Dr Chan Kai Soon Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Geoffroyus cyanurus Psittinus cyanurus OR Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo […]

Blue-crowned Racket-tail (Prioniturus discurus)

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Prioniturus discurus | [authority] Vieillot, 1818 | [UK] Blue-crowned Racket-tail | [FR] Palette a couronne bleu | [DE] Philippinen-Spatelschwanzpapag | [ES] Lorito Momoto Coroniazul | [NL] Blauwkapvlagstaartpapegaai | [copyright picture] Benedict De Laender Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Prioniturus discurus OR Philippines Prioniturus discurus discurus Mindanao, Basilan […]

Blue-naped Parrot (Tanygnathus lucionensis)

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Tanygnathus lucionensis | [authority] Linnaeus, 1766 | [UK] Blue-naped Parrot | [FR] Perruche a nuque bleu | [DE] Blaunacken-Papagei | [ES] Loro Nuquiazul | [NL] Blauwnekpapegaai | [copyright picture] Quartl Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Tanygnathus lucionensis OR Philippines Tanygnathus lucionensis hybridus Polillo (n Philippines) Tanygnathus lucionensis […]

Alexandrine Parakeet (Psittacula eupatria)

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Psittacula eupatria | [authority] Linnaeus, 1766 | [UK] Alexandrine Parakeet | [FR] Perruche alexandre | [DE] Grosser Alexandersittich | [ES] Cotorra Alejandrina | [NL] Grote Alexanderparkiet | [copyright picture] Ron Hoff Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Psittacula eupatria OR India through Southeast Asia Psittacula eupatria avensis ne […]

Montane Racket-tail (Prioniturus montanus)

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Prioniturus montanus | [authority] Ogilvie-Grant, 1895 | [UK] Montane Racket-tail | [FR] Palette des Monts Luzon | [DE] Motmotpapagei | [ES] Lorito Momoto Montano | [NL] Bergstaartvlagpapegaai | [copyright picture] Penny Chen Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Prioniturus montanus OR Philippines Genus The taxonomy of racquet-tail parrots, […]

Blue-winged Parakeet (Psittacula columboides)

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Psittacula columboides | [authority] Vigors, 1830 | [UK] Blue-winged Parakeet | [FR] Perruche de Malabar | [DE] Taubensittich | [ES] Cotorra de Malabar | [NL] Malabarparkiet | [copyright picture] Thoms Vataken Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Psittacula columboides OR sw India Genus Members of the parrot genus […]

Mindanao Racket-tail (Prioniturus waterstradti)

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Prioniturus waterstradti | [authority] Rothschild, 1904 | [UK] Mindanao Racket-tail | [FR] Palette de Mindanao | [DE] Mandanao-Spatelschwanzpapagei | [ES] Lorito Momoto de Mindanao | [NL] Mindanao-vlagstaartpapegaai | [copyright picture] Romy Ocon Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The taxonomy of racquet-tail parrots, genus Prioniturus, has been often revised with […]

Nesting of Jerdons Baza Aviceda jerdoni and Black Baza A. leuphotes in Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal, India

Jerdons Baza (Aviceda jerdoni) Science Article 1 abstract Jerdon?s Baza Aviceda jerdoni and Black Baza A. leuphotes have similar distributions in south, east and north-east India to South-East Asia and China (Grimmett et al. 1998, Ferguson-Lees and Christie 2001). Their breeding biology is relatively poorly known, although some information has been published e.g. Baker (1935), […]