Greater Green Leafbird (Chloropsis sonnerati)

Interesting :

Never shows more than a small blue shoulder patch at most. From Lesser Green Leafbird by larger size and much heavier bill. Male: from males of Lesser Green and Blue-winged by lack of yellowish border around black face and throat patch. Female : all green with fairly conspicuous and sharply defined yellow throat and eye-ring; slight blue moustache.

Habitat :

evergreen forest from plains to 900 m; mangroves. Common resident A species of lowland evergreen forest, including secondary forest and occasionally heavily wooded parkland and certain plantations (Wells 2016). Occurs from sea level to 1100 m (Wells 2016). Diet is principally arthropods and fruit, with the former gleaned from foliage. Joins mixed-species feeding flocks.

Current Status :

Leaet Concern


CLASS : Aves

ORDER : Passeriformes

FAMILY : Chloropseidae

GENUS : Chloropsis

SPECIES : Greater Green Leafbird (Chloropsis sonnerati)

Conservation status : Endangered

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Update : 06 April 2017