Taxon profile


Asian Fairy Bluebird
Irena puella (Latham, 1790)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Irenidae - fairy-bluebirds »  genus Irena

Scientific synonyms

Coracias puella Latham, 1790

Other names

= Asian Fairy-bluebird

Least Concern


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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Irena puella crinigera Sharpe, 1877
subspecies Irena puella malayensis F. Moore, 1854
subspecies Irena puella puella (Latham, 1790)
subspecies Irena puella sikkimensis Whistler & Kinnear, 1933
subspecies Irena puella turcosa Walden, 1870

Irena puella turcosa

subspecies Irena puella tweeddalei Sharpe, 1877

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [5507]

Bird Life [] [as Irena puella (Latham, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Irena puella (Latham, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Irena puella (Latham, 1790)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Irena puella]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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