Mésange bleue en hiver

Cyanistes caeruleus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Parus caeruleus :
- Mésange bleue ;
- Eurasian Blue Tit ;
- Chapim-azul ;
- Herrerillo común ;
- Cinciarella ;
- Blaumeise ;
- Pimpelmees :
- Blåmes ;
- Sinitiainen ;
- Обыкновенная лазоревка ;
- Modraszka zwyczajna ;
- Mavi baştankara ;
- アオガラ ;
- 藍山雀 ;

Ordre : Passériformes - Passeriformes /
Famille : Paridés - Paridae /
Genre : Cyanistes / Espèce : caeruleus
/ Sous-espèces : + 9 / Longévité : 15 ans.

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Green Broadbill (Calyptomena viridis)

Also known as the lesser green broadbill, the green broadbill is a species of broadbill (Eurylaimidae) which occurs in broadleaved evergreen forests in BOrneo, Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula. They are also known to occur in lowland and lower montane rainforests as well. Green broadbills generally occupy the canopy, where they feed almost exclusively on soft figs. To the point where they are a major aid in helping fig seeds distribute around the forest floor. 


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Images: Oreopium and Doug Janson

Spot-breasted Parrotbill (Paradoxornis guttaticollis)

…a species of Old World warbler (Slyviidae) which occurs in the countries of Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Like other parrotbils Paradoxornis guttaticollis feeds mainly on insects but will take seeds and buds as well. 


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Image: Jason Thompson


Blue Pitta (Hydrornis cyaneus)

…a strikingly marked species of pitta (Pittidae) which is known to occur in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Blue pittas typically occur in subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Like other species of pitta, the blue pitta spends most of its time on the ground feeding on a range of insects and other terrestrial invertebrates. 


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Image(s): JJ Harrison 

Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker - Dicaeum cruentatum

Though aptly referred to as Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker, only males have  navy blue upperparts with a bright red streak down its back from its crown to its tail coverts, while the female and juvenile are predominantly olive green.

Dicaeum cruentatum (Passeriformes - Dicaeidae) ranges from the Indian subcontinent, south China, Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore to Sumatra and Borneo.

References: [1] - [2]

Photo credit: ©Vijay Anand Ismavel | Locality: Assam, India (2010)