Asian Fairy-bluebird (Irena puella)

Interesting :

Is the sedentary bird of Thailand (The number of birds that can be found in Thailand are 915 types which are both the bird which migrates to stay during some season and flies back to it original area and the sedentary bird which lives in Thailand without migration) The male and female have different characteristics. The male has the hair on its back and the head is fresh blue. The lower part of the wing tip and the tail are black. The female has paler color. The tail hair and the wing tip are almost black. Both sexes have clear red eyes.

Habitat :

Can be found in Asia near India, China, Indonesia, and Malaysia. In Thailand, it can be found in every region but it can be mostly found in the North of Thailand.

Food :

The Asian Fairy-bluebird likes to eat the fruit for its food.

Behavior :

Like to live alone or may live in pairs in the breeding season.

Current Status :

Leaet Concern


CLASS : Aves

ORDER : Passeriformes

FAMILY : Irenidae

GENUS : Irena

SPECIES : Asian Fairy-bluebird (Irena puella)

Conservation status : Least Concern

Reproductive :

It normally makes the noise and flies back and forth.The Asian Fairy-bluebird breeds during March to April. It builds the nest on the tall tree by using the small branch, root and grass leaves. It lays 2 eggs each time.

Size and weight :

The Asian Fairy-bluebird has the body size of approximately 25 centimeters.

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Update : 06 April 2017