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Copper-throated sunbird

Binomial name: Leptocoma calcostetha, William Jardine, 1842

The Copper-throated Sunbird (Leptocoma calcostetha) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family.

It is found in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Nectariniidae
Genus
Leptocoma
Species
Leptocoma calcostetha

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Copper-throated sunbird, Leptocoma calcostetha in Thailand
  • Ao Phang-Nga National Park
  • Hat Chao Mai National Park
  • Hat Khanom - Mu Koh Thale Tai National Park
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khanom District, Nakhon Si Thammarat
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Khung Kraben Non-hunting Area
  • Klaeng District, Rayong
  • Laem Ngop District, Trat
  • Mu Ko Chang National Park
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Mueang Phang Nga District, Phang Nga
  • Mueang Phuket District, Phuket
  • Mueang Satun District, Satun
  • Mueang Trat District, Trat
  • Sikao District, Trang
  • Sirinat National Park
  • Su-ngai Kolok District, Narathiwat
  • Takua Pa District, Phang Nga
  • Tha Phae District, Satun
  • Than Sadet - Koh Pha-Ngan National Park
  • Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary

Range map of Leptocoma calcostetha in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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