Indonesia : Alapalap Capung
Scientifi name : Microhierax fringillarius Drapiez, 1824, Synonim: Falco fringillarius – HBW 2, p. 256
Sometimes regarded as race of M. caerulescens, but plumage distinct, with no intergradation recorded. Monotypic.
Distribution: S Burma (S Tenasserim) and S Thailand through Peninsular Malaysia to Sumatra, Borneo, Java and Bali.
Threats and Conservation status
Threats include forest fires and pesticides. Decreases in numbers of tree- nesting corvids and raptors also may limit populations by restricting the availability of nests. Listed as Least Concern by IUCN (2011). Listed in Appendix II of CITES.