Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Timaliidae Genus: Garrulax Species: G. leucolophus Binomial name Garrulax leucolophus (Hardwicke, 1815) The White-crested Laughingthrush, Garrulax leucolophus is an Old World babbler. The Old World babblers are a large family of Old World passerine birds characterised by soft fluffy plumage. These are birds of tropical areas, […]

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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Coraciiformes Family: Halcyonidae Genus: Todiramphus Species: T. chloris Binomial name Todiramphus chloris (Boddaert, 1783) Main features: Medium (24cm); turquoise head and upperparts; broad white collar bordered by narrow black line; underparts white; back varies from greenish-blue to turquoise; collared kingfisher (lighter blue) feet black; bill- maxilla black, mandible […]

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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Nectariniidae Genus: Cinnyris Species: C. jugularis Binomial name Cinnyris jugularis Linnaeus, 1766 The Olive-backed Sunbird, Cinnyris jugularis, also known as Yellow-bellied Sunbird and formerly Nectarinia jugularis, is an Asian sunbird. Main features: The smallest Sunbird (11cm), bill thin and obviously decurved; distinctive white tips at outer […]

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