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Van Hasselt's Sunbird

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Leptocoma brasiliana Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Nectariniidae Family
10 cm Length
Tropical rainforest swamp-forest & mangroves. Range:- See Sub-species Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, spiders & nectar. Food  
8228split - NA - Sub-species World Number
NR Status

If you have sound recording of the Nectariniidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Danish: Purpurstrubet Solfugl
English: Van Hasselt's Sunbird
French: Souimanga ŕ gorge améthyste
Latin: Leptocoma brasiliana
Dutch: Van Hasselts Honingzuiger
Polish: cudonektarnik purpurowogardły
Slovak: nektárovka malajská


Leptocoma brasiliana
Leptocoma brasiliana (marinduquensis)
Leptocoma brasiliana axantha
Leptocoma brasiliana brasiliana
Leptocoma brasiliana brasiliana (phayrei)
Leptocoma brasiliana emmae
Leptocoma brasiliana eumecis
Leptocoma brasiliana marinduquensis
Leptocoma brasiliana mecynorhyncha
Leptocoma brasiliana oenopa
Leptocoma brasiliana phayrei

  • Leptocoma brasiliana brasiliana: S Thailand to Burma, Malay Pen., Sumatra, Borneo and Java
  • Leptocoma brasiliana emmae: Cambodia to s Laos and s Vietnam
  • Leptocoma brasiliana mecynorhyncha: Simeulue, Banyak, Nias and Mentawi (off Sumatra)
  • Leptocoma brasiliana eumecis: Anambas Islands (South China Sea)
  • Leptocoma brasiliana axantha: North Natuna Islands (South China Sea)
  • Leptocoma brasiliana oenopa: Sumatra and Nias I.
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