Thai National Parks

Species of Thailand

Mrs. gould's sunbird

Aethopyga gouldiae

Nicholas Aylward Vigors, 1831

In Thai: นกกินปลีหางยาวคอสีฟ้า

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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Category / Seasonal Status

Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Winter visitor

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Non-breeding visitor

Scientific classification

Aethopyga gouldiae

Common names

  • Thai: นกกินปลีหางยาวคอสีฟ้า

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)


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

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Mrs. gould's sunbird

Range Map

Distribution map of Mrs. gould's sunbird, Aethopyga gouldiae in Thailand
  • Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Ang Khang
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • 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
  • Omkoi Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Pha Daeng National Park
  • Phu Chi Fa Forest Park
  • Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Aethopyga gouldiae in Thailand