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Aegithina lafresnayei

Identification

13.6 - 15.4cm (5¼-6 in)

  • Bright yellow underparts and face
  • Black-fringed yellow forecrown
  • Black or dark olive upperparts
  • Black wings and tail
  • Narrow yellow eye-ring
  • innotata with darkish olive-green wings and tail;
  • xanthotis has lime-green upperparts

Females have olive-green upperparts and duller heads.

Distribution

From southern Burma to southern China (Yunnan) and south to Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and peninsular Malaysia.
Uncommon to locally common.

Taxonomy

Subspecies

There are 3 subspecies[1]:

  • A. l. lafresnayei:
  • A. l. innotata:
  • A. l. xanthotis:

Habitat

Semi-deciduous and evergreen lowland forest.
In the Malay Peninsula in submontane habitat.

Behaviour

No information about diet. Forages in insectivore mixed-species flocks.
No information about breeding.

Movements

A resident species.

Vocalisation

'Call: A high-ptched, rapid chew-chew-chew

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and D Christie, eds. 2005. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 10: Cuckoo-Shrikes to Thrushes. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334726

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