Malayan Black Magpie

Scientific Name: Platysmurus leucopterus
Chinese Name: 白翅鹊

Range: Breeding Range: (OR) Malay Pen., Sumatra.

Taxonomy: Monotypic.

Identification: All black with band of white along greater coverts and tertials. Long, broad tail.

Habitat: Forest edge of mature or well-grown secondary growth.

Behaviour/Ecology: Often found foraging at upper or mid-canopy level. Presence often given away by raucous, distinctive call.

Local Status: Very rare non-breeding visitor.

Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN 3.1).

Location: A single individual at Hindhede Nature Park on 9 June 2021.

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External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link

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