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Chloropsis aurifrons Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Chloropseidae Family
17-19 cm Length
Tropical lowland moist or dry forest,  arable land, plantations urban areas, gardens. Up to 1,200 m. Range:-BangladeshBhutan,  China, Cambodia, India, Laos,  MyanmarNepalSingapore, Sri Lanka & Vietnam.

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 2 - 3 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods. larvae, nectare & fruit. Food  
5481 - TSN: 559224 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: sýkavka zlatočelá
Danish: Gulpandet bladfugl
German: Goldstirn-Blattvogel
English: Golden-fronted Leafbird
Spanish: Verdín de Frente Dorado, Verdín Frentidorado
Estonian: tanu-viherlüüdik
Finnish: kultaotsalehvi
French: Verdin ŕ front d'or
Hungarian: aranyoshomlokú levélmadár
Indonesian: Cicadaun Dahi-emas
Italian: Verdino frontedorata
Japanese: kibitaikonohadori
Japanese: キビタイコノハドリ
Latin: Chloropsis aurifrons
Malayalam: കാട്ടിലക്കിളി
Dutch: Goudvoorhoofdbladvogel, Goudvoorhoofd-bladvogel
Norwegian: Gyllenpannebladfugl
Polish: zielenik zlotoczelny, zielenik złotoczelny
Portuguese: Verdim-de-testa-dourada
Russian: Золотистолобая листовка
Slovak: Zelenáčik zlatočelý
Swedish: Guldpannad bladfĺgel
Thai: นกเขียวก้านตองหน้าผากสีทอง
Chinese: 金額葉鵯, 金额叶鹎

Chloropsis aurifrons
Chloropsis aurifrons aurifrons
Chloropsis aurifrons frontalis
Chloropsis aurifrons incompta
Chloropsis aurifrons inornata
Chloropsis aurifrons insularis
Chloropsis aurifrons media
Chloropsis aurifrons pridii

  • Chloropsis aurifrons aurifrons: Himalayas and NE India to Burma
  • Chloropsis aurifrons frontalis: Peninsular India
  • Chloropsis aurifrons insularis: SW India (Travancore) and Sri Lanka
  • Chloropsis aurifrons pridii: SW China (S Yunnan) to S Burma, N Thailand and N Laos
  • Chloropsis aurifrons inornata: Central and SE Thailand to Cambodia and S Vietnam
  • Chloropsis aurifrons incompta: SW Thailand and S Indochina

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Golden-fronted Leafbird

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