• BirdForum is the net's largest birding community dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE!

    Register for an account to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Luzon Sunbird - BirdForum Opus


Stub.png This article is incomplete.
This article is missing one or more sections. You can help the BirdForum Opus by expanding it.
Stub.png


Photo by Rob Hutchinson Location: Mt Polis.Luzon, Philippines

Alternative names: Mountain Sunbird; Jeffery's Sunbird

Aethopyga jefferyi

Identification

Distribution

Philippines, endemic in northern and central Luzon.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species.
It was formerly considered conspecific with Metallic-winged Sunbird.

Habitat

Mid-altitude mountain forest up to 1500 m and sometimes higher.

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2013. IOC World Bird Names (version 3.5). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.

Recommended Citation

External Links

Top