Scientific Name: Gorsachius melanolophus
Malay Name: Pucung-Harimau Ubun Hitam
Chinese Name: 黑冠鳽
Found from India, China, mainland Southeast Asia to the Philippines with some populations wintering south to Southeast Asia
Size: 48-51 cm
Identification: Adult has deep rufous head-sides and neck with black crown and long crest, chestnut-tinged brown upperparts, wings-coverts and upper-breast and densely marked blackish and whitish belly/vent. Juvenile is duller than adults and has densed irregular whitish to buffish and greyish bars and vermiculations on underparts and wings-coverts.
Habitat: Forest, forest edge, gardens, parks and wooded areas.
Local Status: Uncommon migrant
Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
Location: Bidadari, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Jurong Lake Garden, Venus Drive, Turuk Track, Tuas South and Hindhede Nature Park.
Craig Robson (2011) A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia