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Birds

Vigors's
Sunbird

Least Concern

Stable

Vigors's Sunbird

Aethopyga vigorsii

Vigors's Sunbird is a species of sunbird which is endemic to the Western Ghats of India. It has been considered as a subspecies of the Crimson Sunbird but it does not have the central tail as elongated and is restricted in its distribution. The male has yellow on the lower back and tail is bottle green. The species is distributed mainly in the northern Western Ghats.

Western Crimson Sunbird, Sahyadri Sunbird

Regional Names
  • Malayalam:
    തേൻകിളി
  • Marathi:
    किरमिजी सूर्यपक्षी
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Taxanomy

PASSERIFORMES
NECTARINIIDAE
Aethopyga vigorsii

Vigors's Sunbird

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