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
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Range(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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