Tag Archives: Laos

Archived 2019 topic: A re-evaluation of the species limits in Asian white-eyes Zosterops: implications and an appeal for information to assess the status of the newly-recognised Sangkar White-eye Z. melanurus

The complex of white-eyes that are currently recognised as the species Mountain White-eye Zosterops montanus, Japanese White-eye Z. japonicus, Oriental White-eye Z. palpebrosus, Enggano White-eye Z. salvadorii and Everett’s White-eye Z. everetti (del Hoyo et al. 2016) have been comprehensively … Continue reading

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Archived 2019 topic: Vietnamese Cutia (Cutia legalleni): request for information.

BirdLife species factsheet for Vietnamese Cutia: http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/vietnamese-cutia-cutia-legalleni Vietnamese Cutia (Cutia legalleni) is only known to occur in Laos and Vietnam. The nominate subspecies only occurs on the Da Lat Plateau, southern Vietnam; while subspecies hoae occurs on the Kon Tum … Continue reading

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Archived 2018 topic: Crested Argus (Rheinardia ocellata): revise global status?

Crested Argus has two subspecies with range as follows (McGowan and Kirwan 2018): R. o. ocellata – Annamite mountain chain in central and southern Vietnam (south to the Da Lat Plateau) and neighbouring eastern Laos. R. o. nigrescens – mountains … Continue reading

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Archived 2018 topic: Coral-billed Ground-cuckoo (Carpococcyx renauldi): revise global status?

Coral-billed Ground-cuckoo is restricted to Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia, where it inhabits lowland forest, scrub and second growth, to 900 m and exceptionally 1,500 m (Payne and de Juana 2018). It is currently classified as Least Concern on the … Continue reading

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Archived 2018 topic: Green Peafowl (Pavo muticus) – revise global status?

Green Peafowl has three recognised subspecies with the current range thought to be as follows: P. m. spicifer occurs from NE India (SE Assam) and SE Bangladesh E to NW Myanmar (possibly extinct). P. m. imperator is patchily distributed in … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: Short-tailed Scimitar-babbler (Jabouilleia danjoui) is being moved to genus Rimator and split: list Rimator danjoui as Near Threatened and R. naungmungensis as Vulnerable or Endangered?

This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy for passerines Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International will soon publish the second volume of the HBW-BirdLife Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: Blue-winged Leafbird (Chloropsis cochinchinensis) is being split: list C. cochinchinensis as Near Threatened?

This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy for passerines Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International will soon publish the second volume of the HBW-BirdLife Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: White-winged Magpie (Urocissa whiteheadi) is being split: list U. whiteheadi as Vulnerable or Near Threatened?

This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy for passerines Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International will soon publish the second volume of the HBW-BirdLife Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the … Continue reading

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