Malaysian Birds - Pheasant

 

Under the Nectariniini family, under the umbrella of this group of nectar hunters there are the Sunbirds & Spiderhunters. World wide record shows 123 species and in South East Asia 24.

From this number 17 of them are named as Sunbird. Again drawn out from this figure 11 of them has being recorded as sighted in Malaysia  Here I will start with the easiest to find and most common Sunbird - The Olive-backed. Most males have very brilliant iridescent colors that glitters under sunlight. The female in contrast is simple and mostly in pale yellow body. On the first picture, I have included a female. The rest I will skip showing the female equivalent,\. Actually the coloring for all females are fairly uniform and would only varies very slightly from species to species.

Argus

  1. Crested Argus  
       
  2.Great Argus

 

 
       

 

Firebacks

  1. Crested Fireback  
       
  2. Crestless Fireback

 

 
       

Partridges

  1. Black Partridge  
       
  2. Chestnut-necklaced Partridge

 

 
       
  3. Crested Partridge

 

 
       
  4.Crimson-headed Partridge  
       
  5. Dulit Partridge

 

 
       
  6. Ferruginous Partridge  
       
  7. Long-billed Partridge  
       
  8.  Malaysian Partridge  
       
  9. Red-breasted Partridge  
       

 

Pheasants

  1. Bulwer's Pheasant  
       

Peacock-Pheasants

  1. Bornean Peacock-Pheasant

 

 
       
  2. Malayan Peacock-Pheasant

 

 
       
  3. Mountain Peacock-Pheasant  
       

Other Fowls

 

  1. Red Junglefowl  
       
  2. Blue-breasted Quail

 

 
       
  3. Green Peafowl

 

 
       

 

I have shown pictures of the birds, no apologies on picture quality as I am an "accidental" bird photographer, getting bird pictures for record. And though, I spent a considerable amount of time chasing after their pictures. Sometimes good pictures too, like those taken in my garden. Otherwise, most pictures turn out, the best, as passable.

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