Green Iora (Aegithina viridissima) - HBW 10, p. 289
French: Iora émeraude
Spanish: Iora Verde
Taxonomy: Iora viridissima Bonaparte, 1850, Sumatra.
Population of Batu Is (off W Sumatra) named as race nesiotis, but considered inseparable from nominate. Taxonomic status of N Natuna Is (S China Sea) population yet to be resolved; currently included in nominate, but further study needed. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- viridissima (Bonaparte, 1850) - extreme S Myanmar (S Tenasserim) and SW Thailand S to Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and satellites, N Natuna Is and Borneo.
- thapsina Oberholser, 1917 - Siantan I (possibly also other islands), in Anamba Group (E of Peninsular Malaysia).
- Near Threatened Enlarge map
Locality Sepilok, Sandakan, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo
James Eaton 1 November 2013 1 year ago 4.8
A male perching on a tree
Locality Ton Nga Chang Wildlife Sanctuary, Southern Thailand, Thailand (ssp viridissima)
Tanakorn Chantasuban 31 August 2009 5 years ago 4.1
A female green iora perching on a tree
Locality Southern Thailand, Thailand (ssp viridissima)
Tanakorn Chantasuban 29 August 2009 5 years ago 4.1
An adult female.
Locality Bornean Rainforest Lodge, Danum Valley Conservation Area, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo (ssp viridissima)
Ken Havard 16 June 2014 22 weeks ago 3.8
Locality Kaeng Krachan National Park, Western Thailand, Thailand
Marco Valentini 17 March 2013 1 year ago 3.2
A male perched on a branch.
Locality East Kalimantan Province, Kalimantan (Indonesia), Borneo (ssp viridissima)
Carmelo López 23 October 2012 2 years ago 2.8