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Green Iora

Thai: นกขมิ้นน้อยสีเขียว, nok khamin noi see khiew

Binomial name: Aegithina viridissima, Charles Lucien Bonaparte, 1851

The green iora (Aegithina viridissima) is a species of bird in the Aegithinidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Aegithinidae
Genus
Aegithina
Species
Aegithina viridissima

Common names

  • English: Green iora
  • Thai: นกขมิ้นน้อยสีเขียว, nok khamin noi see khiew

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Green Iora, Aegithina viridissima in Thailand

Range map of Aegithina viridissima 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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