Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sunbirds and Spiderhunters :: Olive-backed Sunbird

Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Yellow-bellied Sunbird, Yellow-breasted Sunbird, Black-breasted Sunbird, Black-throated Sunbird
Old scientific name(s): Nectarinia jugularis


Kuala Selangor, Malaysia - Jun, 2008 © Kent Nickell  Chainat Province, Thailand - Dec 21, 2002 © Chaiyan Kasorndorkbua  Penang Botanic Gardens, Penang, Malaysia - Dec, 2003 © Alister Benn  Penang Botanic Gardens, Penang, Malaysia - Dec, 2003 © Alister Benn  Julatten, Queensland, Australia - 1978 © Hans&Judy Beste 
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(1) Andaman Is. and Coco Is.
(2) Car Nicobar Is.
(3) S. Nicobar Is.
(4) S. China (se. Yunnan to Guangdong), Hainan Is. and n. Vietnam.
(5) Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, n. Malay Peninsula s. to Penang.
(6) S. Malay Peninsula (Singapore), Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Lesser Sunda.
(7) Enggano.
(8) Palawan.
(9) Philippines (n. Luzon).
(10) S. Luzon, c. and s. Philippines.
(11) Sulu Archipelago.
(12) Sulawesi and Salayer Is.
(13) Tukangbesi Is.
(14) Banggai and Sula Is.
(15) Djampea Is. and Kalao Is.
(16) N. Moluccas, Aru Is., w. Papuan Is., New Guinea and ne. Australia (n. Queensland in the Atherton Tablelands at Kingfisher Park, Cairns Botanical Gardens, Thomsons Road and on the Cape York Peninsula).
(17) Buru Is.
(18) S. Moluccas to Watubela Is.
(19) Kai Is.
(20) N. New Guinea.
(21) Bismarck Archipelago and Solomon Is.


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


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