Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Fairy-bluebirds :: Asian Fairy-bluebird

Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella

Described by: Latham (1790)
Alternate common name(s): Fairy-bluebird, Blue-backed Fairy-bluebird, Blue-mantled Fairy-bluebird, Palawan Fairy-bluebird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Location unknown - Dec, 2000 © Dave Behrens  Khao Yai, Thailand - Sep 14, 2002 © Dave Behrens 
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Sw. India. Himalayas to se. Asia and Greater Sundas;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Sw. India.
(2) E. Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, ne. India (Assam), Bangladesh, sw. China, Burma and s. Thailand (Khao Nor Chuchi Mountain) to se. Asia, Andaman Is. and Nicobar Is.
(3) S. Malay Peninsula.
(4) Sumatra, Bangka Is., Belitung Is., and Borneo.
(5) Java.
(6) W. Philippines (Palawan Is., Calamian Is., and Balabac).


No videos are available for this species


Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Jeff Blincows Sound Gallery


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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