Greater green leafbird
The greater green leafbird (Chloropsis sonnerati) is a species of bird in the Chloropseidae family. It is distinguished from the lesser green leafbird (Chloropsis cyanopogon) by its powerful beak, yellow throat and eye ring of the female; and lack of a yellow border along the black throat patch found in the male C. cyanopogan.
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It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand. In Indonesia, it is found in Sumatra, Borneo, Natuna Islands, Java and Bali. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, mainly old-growth forests but also secondary forests and edges.
The greater green leafbird has a loud voice, consisting of an ascending whistle chee-zi-chee.
- Greater Green Leafbird videos on the Internet Bird Collection
- Photos on the Oriental Bird Club
- Male and female illustration on Hong Kong Park - Specialties
- Voice recordings on xeno-canto Asia