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Mrs. gould's sunbird

Binomial name: Aethopyga gouldiae, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, 1831

The Mrs. Gould's sunbird (Aethopyga gouldiae) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family.

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Hong Kong, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

The English ornithologist and artist John Gould named the bird after his wife.

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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)

Mrs. gould's sunbird

Mrs. gould's sunbird

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Aethopyga gouldiae

Aethopyga gouldiae

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Distribution map of Mrs. gould's sunbird, Aethopyga gouldiae in Thailand
  • Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Doi Suthep-Pui National Park
  • Huai Nam Dang National Park
  • Khun Chae National Park
  • Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Fa Luang District, Chiang Rai
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Pha Daeng National Park
  • Phu Chi Fa Forest Park
  • Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary

Range map of Aethopyga gouldiae 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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