Species of Thailand
Binomial name: Aethopyga nipalensis, Brian Houghton Hodgson, 1837
The green-tailed sunbird (Aethopyga nipalensis) or Nepal yellow-backed sunbird is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It rangesa cross the northern regions of the Indian subcontinent, stretching eastwards into parts of Southeast Asia.
It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, northeast India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. In southeast Szechwan and Yunnan, it lives in open mountain woods with moss-covered trees, from 1825 to 3350 meters elevation.
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- Aethopyga nipalensis
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Range map of Aethopyga nipalensis in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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