Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sunbirds and Spiderhunters :: Purple-throated Sunbird

Purple-throated Sunbird Leptocoma sperata

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Van Hasselt's Sunbird, Henke's Sunbird, Luzon Sunbird, Philippine Sunbird, Mindanao Sunbird
Old scientific name(s): Nectarinia sperata


Sime Forest, Singapore - 2004 © Paul Huang  Sime Forest, Singapore - 2004 © Paul Huang 
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(1) Cambodia, s. Laos and s. Vietnam.
(2) Ne. India (s. and se. Assam), e. Bangladesh, w. and s. Burma, s. Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra including islands off w. coast of Sumatra, Java and Borneo.
(3) Simeulue Is.
(4) Anamba Is.
(5) Natuna Is.
(6) N. Philippines (n. Luzon).
(7) N. Philippines (s. and c. Luzon, Catanduanes and Marinduque).
(8) Palawan, Mindoro, e. and w. Visayas, and e. Mindanao. Maratua Is. off Borneo.
(9) S. Philippines (w. and s. Mindanao, Basilan, and Sulu Archipelago).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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