Oriental Bird Images

Vietnamese Cutia Cutia legalleni legalleni   - Male
Vietnamese Cutia
Photographer : © Thang Nguyen
Location :Da Lat Plateau, Vietnam
Date : 28 November 2016
English synonyms:Cutia
Bird Family :Timaliini - Babblers, babaxes, mesia, leiothrix, cutia, barwings, minlas, fulvettas, crociases, sibias, yuhinas, myzornis, parrotbills & rhabdornises
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Formerly considered a subspecies of Cutia nipalensis but now treated as a separate species following
Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
The form hoae is currently placed here as a subspecies but needs further investigation.