Biology, taxonomy and conservation status of the Short-tailed Green Magpie Cissa [t.] thalassina from Java

  title={Biology, taxonomy and conservation status of the Short-tailed Green Magpie Cissa [t.] thalassina from Java},
  author={S. V. van Balen and J. Eaton and F. Rheindt},
  journal={Bird Conservation International},
  pages={91 - 109}
Summary The Short-tailed Green Magpie Cissa thalassina, a member of an Asian lineage of uniquely coloured corvids, is represented by two subspecies, thalassina and jefferyi, that occur on the islands of Java and Borneo, respectively. The distinct Javan nominate form is poorly described in the literature and next to nothing is published on its biology and occurrence in the wild. We here document the biology and distribution of this taxon based on hitherto unpublished historical data and on our… Expand
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