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Birds of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Green-tailed sunbird

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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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Nectariniidae
Genus
Aethopyga
Species
Aethopyga nipalensis

Green-tailed sunbird is found in following locations in Thailand

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Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Aethopyga nipalensis in Thailand

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