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Species of Thailand

Mrs. gould's sunbird

Binomial name: Aethopyga gouldiae, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, 1831

Mrs. Gould's sunbird (Aethopyga gouldiae) is a sunbird bird species native to forests and shrublands from the southern foothills of the Himalayas to Southeast Asia. Because of its large range, it has been listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List since 2004.

Nicholas Vigors first described the species in 1831, honoring bird artist Elizabeth Gould with both its common and scientific name.

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Scientific classification

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

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Mrs. gould's sunbird
Mrs. gould's sunbird
Mrs. gould's sunbird

Range Map

Distribution map of Mrs. gould's sunbird, Aethopyga gouldiae in Thailand
Range map of Aethopyga gouldiae in Thailand