Sunbirds (Nectariniidae)

Grey-hooded Sunbird (Aethopyga primigenia) - HBW 13, p. 305

French: Souimanga de Hachisuka German: Grauhauben-Nektarvogel Spanish: Suimanga de Hachisuka
Other common names: Grey-headed/Hachisuka's Sunbird

Taxonomy: Philippinia primigenius Hachisuka, 1941, Galog, 4000 feet [c. 1220 m], Mount Apo, Mindanao, Philippines.
No obvious close relative. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • primigenia ( Hachisuka, 1941) - C Mindanao (Mt Kitanglad, Mt Apo, L Sebu, Mt Busa, Mt McKinley, Mt Lamut, Civolig, Daggayan), in S Philippines.
  • diuatae Salomonsen, 1953 - Mt Hilong-Hilong, in NE Mindanao.

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