Taxon profile


Purple-throated Sunbird
Leptocoma sperata (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Nectariniidae - sunbirds »  genus Leptocoma

Scientific synonyms

Nectarinia sperata (Linnaeus, 1766)

Least Concern
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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Leptocoma sperata henkei (A. B. Meyer, 1884)
subspecies Leptocoma sperata juliae (Tweeddale, 1877)
subspecies Leptocoma sperata sperata (Linnaeus, 1766)
subspecies Leptocoma sperata trochilus (Salomonsen, 1953)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [8273]

Bird Life [] [as Nectarinia sperata (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Leptocoma sperata (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Leptocoma sperata (Linnaeus, 1766)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Leptocoma sperata]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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