Leafbirds (Chloropseidae)

Philippine Leafbird (Chloropsis flavipennis) - HBW 10, p. 265

French: Verdin à ailes jaunes German: Philippinenblattvogel Spanish: Verdín Filipino
Other common names: Yellow-billed/Yellow-quilled Leafbird

Taxonomy: Phyllornis flavipennis Tweeddale, 1878, Cebu, Philippines.
Relationships uncertain; its yellow flight-feather edging most closely resembles that of C. jerdoni. Birds from NE Mindanao, described as race mindanensis, considered inseparable from those in rest of range. Monotypic.

Distribution: C & S Philippines: Samar, Leyte, Cebu and Mindanao.

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