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Luzon Sunbird Aethopyga jefferyi   - Male
Luzon Sunbird
Photographer : © Mohit Kumar Ghatak
Location :Bangkong Kahoy (BK) Valley, Luzon, Philippines
Date : 17 September 2016
English synonyms:Metallic-winged Sunbird, Montane Sunbird, Jeffery's Sunbird
Bird Family :Nectariniini - Sunbirds & Spiderhunters
Red Data Status :Not Evaluated
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Luzon in the Philippines.

Split from Metallic-winged Sunbird Aethopyga pulcherrima.
Ref: Hosner, P. A., Nyári, Á. S., Moyle, R. G. (2013) Water barriers and intra-island isolation contribute to diversification in the insular Aethopyga sunbirds (Aves: Nectariniidae). Journal of Biogeography 40: 1094–1106

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