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  Irena puella
  Family Name : Irenidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : Asian Fairy Bluebird, Blue-mantled Fairy Bluebird, Fairy Bluebird

 
Asian Fairy Bluebird,Blue-mantled Fairy Bluebird,Fairy Bluebird
  • Description
    • Size :
      25cm
      Description :
      Males are black with a bright blue crown, back, rump, and undertail feathers, and have red eyes. Females are duller, with blue feathers and blue-black wings.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Can be observed in the canopy or mid-storey, most often singly or in pairs.
      Habitats :
      Forest
      Distribution :
      Occurs in southwest and east India, southernmost China, mainland Southeast Asia,Thai-Malay Peninsula, Greater Sundas, and Palawan. In Singapore, seen in the Central Nature Reserves.
      Nature Reserves :
      Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
  • References
    • Yong, D. L., Lim, K. C., & Lee, T. K. 2013. A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Singapore . United Kingdom: John Beaufoy Publishing. 176 

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