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Mrs. Gould's Sunbird

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Alternative name: Gould's Sunbird

MalePhoto © by Yeshey DorjiTaba, Western Bhutan, August 2004
Photo © by Yeshey Dorji
Taba, Western Bhutan, August 2004
Aethopyga gouldiae


[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

Asia: found in China, Tibet, Nepal, Pakistan]], India, Bangladesh
Southeast Asia: Indochina, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies[1]

FemalePhoto © by tony.sawPhotographed: La Dat, Vietnam , August 2008
Photo © by tony.saw
Photographed: La Dat, Vietnam , August 2008
  • A. g. gouldiae:
  • Himalayas (Sutlej Valley to Arunachal Province and south-eastern Tibet)
  • A. g. gouldiae isolata:
  • A. g. gouldiae dabryii:
  • Western China (Xinjiang to Sichuan and Yunnan) to Burma, northern Laos
  • A. g. gouldiae annamensis:
  • Southern Laos (Bolavens Plateau) and southern Vietnam (Langbian Plateau)

[edit] Habitat

Mixed Bluepine forest, up to 3600m, and city parks

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Avibase

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