Van Hasselt's sunbird
Binomial name: Leptocoma brasiliana, Johann Friedrich Gmelin, 1788
Van Hasselt's sunbird (Leptocoma brasiliana), is a species of bird in the family Nectariniidae. It is found in Northeast India, Bangladesh and Southeast Asia.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.
It used to be considered a subspecies of the purple-throated sunbird.
In 1939, a group of bird lovers in Hawaii known as the Hui Manu released 28 of these birds on various parts of the leeward side of Oahu in Hawaii in an attempt to get them to become established there; none appeared have succeeded.
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Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Passeriformes Family Nectariniidae Genus Leptocoma Species Leptocoma brasiliana
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
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Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park Kanthararom District, Sisaket Khao Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park Khao Khitchakut National Park Khao Laem Ya National Park Khao Luang National Park Khao Nam Khang National Park Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Sok National Park Khao Yai National Park Khuan Khanun District, Phatthalung Khung Kraben Non-Hunting Area Khura Buri District, Phang Nga Klaeng District, Rayong Ko Chang District, Trat Mu Ko Chang National Park Mueang Krabi District, Krabi Mueang Nakhon Nayok District, Nakhon Nayok Pang Sida National Park Sattahip District, Chonburi Sri Phang-nga National Park Su-ngai Kolok District, Narathiwat Takua Pa District, Phang Nga Tarutao National Marine Park Tha Chana District, Surat Thani Tha Phae District, Satun Thale Noi Non-Hunting Area Yan Ta Khao District, Trang Range map of Leptocoma brasiliana in Thailand
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