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Genus: Chloropsis

[edit] Description

Leafbirds from south and south-east Asia.

  • Predominantly green plumage
  • Very similar shape and proportions
  • They live in the canopy of deciduous to evergreen forest
  • They are generalist feeders

[edit] Taxonomy

Chloropsis is the only genus in the family Chloropseidae.

Genus Chloropsis viewedit
C. flavipennis Philippine Leafbird
C. palawanensis Yellow-throated Leafbird
C. sonnerati Greater Green Leafbird
C. cyanopogon Lesser Green Leafbird
C. cochinchinensis Blue-winged Leafbird
C. kinabaluensis Bornean Leafbird
C. jerdoni Jerdon's Leafbird
C. aurifrons Golden-fronted Leafbird
C. media Sumatran Leafbird
C. hardwickii Orange-bellied Leafbird
C. venusta Blue-masked Leafbird

[edit] References

  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and D Christie, eds. 2005. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 10: Cuckoo-Shrikes to Thrushes. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334726


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