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

Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus

Described by: Latham (1790)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Nectarinia asiatica


Rathanbhore National Park, Rajasthan, India - Mar, 2004 © Dave Behrens  United Arab Emirates - Jan, 1997 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  near Malavalli, Karnataka, India - Jan 20, 2005 © Sudhir Shivaram 
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(1) Ne. Arabia (Aman) and se. Iran e. through Afghanistan, Pakistan and n. India in Himalayan foothills.
(2) S. India and Sri Lanka.
(3) Ne. India (Assam), Bangladesh, sw. China, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, c. and s. Laos, and Vietnam.


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


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